POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.general : MORAY programmers wanted : Re: MORAY programmers wanted Server Time
21 Jun 2024 10:01:11 EDT (-0400)
  Re: MORAY programmers wanted  
From: John D  Gwinner
Date: 11 Mar 2008 21:27:06
Message: <47d73f7a@news.povray.org>
If WTL can be used for this, then I can do it easily.  I've done a lot of 
Windows SDK stuff lately direct without MFC in any event.

  I'm on vacation next Wednesday, however, so I don't know how fast I can do 

  I have done some Moray development too, so I may even be somewhat familiar 
with some of the data structures, in a small way.  This should be all GUI 
stuff though.

           == John ==

  The email address is an alumni benefit, @cornell.edu and redirects to my 
(current) work address.

"Chris Cason" <del### [at] deletethistoopovrayorg> wrote in 
message news:47d666ff$1@news.povray.org...
> 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.
> It is longer-term a goal of ours to have Moray move to being a cross-
> platform tool, however I'm not sure if it is wise to do both of the above
> at once (i.e. skip the basic 'get it up and working' and go straight to 
> the
> full conversion). I'd like to see something working sooner rather than 
> later;]
> In either event, we're seeking some enthusiastic coders from the community
> who may be interested in taking this. I thought it would be fair to ask
> here, on our own news server, first, prior to making it more public.
> Note that we do ask of the coders who volunteer that they be willing to
> devote a reasonable amount of time into the project in the short to medium
> term, since this is when their time will be needed most.
> Anyone who is interested feel free to reply to this post [followup set to
> povray.general] or email me direct.
> regards,
> -- Chris

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