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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: Sat, 9 Mar 2002 17:55:32 -0800 (PST)

--- Andreas Kemnade <akemnade@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Raahul Kumar writes:
>  > 
>  > It's actually ironic that, because Microsoft has started putting licences
> on
>  > Windows libraries now which basically forbid you from writing free or open
>  > source using their Windows libraries. They're specifically trying to shut
> out
>  > and control. They're monopolists.
> That seems not to be valid for the common libraries freeciv uses
> (wsock32,msvcrt,gdi32,comctl32,comdlg32,user32,kernel32,advapi32,shell32)
> From comctl32 even the version which is installed without IE is enough.
> So I don't see a problem for the distribution of windows binaries of
> freeciv. 

Good to hear. What libraries is Alan talking about then?

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