POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.beta-test : MORAY programmers wanted : Re: MORAY programmers wanted Server Time
2 Oct 2022 14:42:46 EDT (-0400)
  Re: MORAY programmers wanted  
From: Robert McGregor
Date: 14 Jun 2008 10:05:00
Message: <web.4853cf91fdef6e0ec83f0f2f0@news.povray.org>
Chris Cason <del### [at] deletethistoopovrayorg> wrote:
> As many of you would be aware, POV-Ray now owns the Moray source code base.
> We will be re-releasing this under the GPL3 once it is in working order.
> However the main issue at this point is that Moray used a commercial
> component in its tool bar, which we obviously cannot re-license. Thus, to
> get a working Moray executable we at this time need someone who is
> proficient with Visual Studio 2005 to jump into the code and do what is
> needed to remove the old toolbar code and either stub it out or replace it
> with whatever would be most appropriate via other open-source toolkits.

Chris, did you ever find anyone to take care of this? I remember meeting Lutz at
the SIGGRAPH in Orlando, FL in the mid 90s and talking to him about the Moray
code, he was so enthusiatic.

I've been using Visual C++ since v1.0 and I use Visual Studio every day (I
upgraded to VS 2008 a couple of months ago but it's fully compatible with VS
2005). I'd be happy to help out if needed.

-Rob


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