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To: Raahul Kumar <raahul_da_man@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Andreas Kemnade <akemnade@xxxxxxxxxxx>, freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: New Connection Dialog for Win32
From: Andreas Kemnade <akemnade@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 9 Mar 2002 10:18:50 +0100

Raahul Kumar writes:
 > --- Andreas Kemnade <akemnade@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
 > <snip>
 > > 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?

Ok, let's forbid people to use the windows versions with anything else
than wine. ;-)

I have never heard about that interview. Can you give me a link,

Andreas Kemnade

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