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To: Andreas Kemnade <akemnade@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: New Connection Dialog for Win32
From: Raahul Kumar <raahul_da_man@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2002 22:35:10 -0800 (PST)

--- Andreas Kemnade <akemnade@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Yes, gdk is slow on windows. The problem is that gdk is almost a copy
> of the X11 drawing API. Windows has different drawing primitives.
> One example:
> gdk_gc_set_mask is implemented by dividing the mask into
> rectangles. These rectangles were added as a clip rect to the system.

I read in the recent Alan Cox interview on Slashdot, that Microsoft has changed
the licensing terms of the system libraries. Apparently open source software is
no longer allowed to link to windows libraries. Any comments?

> Greetings
> Andreas Kemnade

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