[ros-kernel] Microsoft releases WTL as open source
chorns at users.sourceforge.net
Fri May 14 15:56:14 CEST 2004
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> [mailto:ros-kernel-bounces at reactos.com] On Behalf Of robert K.
> Sent: 14. maj 2004 13:29
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> Subject: [ros-kernel] Microsoft releases WTL as open source
> M$ has released on SF under a real OSS-License (CPL)
> WTL is an extension to ATL (active template lib) .
> I don't really oversee wether it is thought as an
> alternative to MFC.
> However since WTL is intended to creating window and dialog
> based apps, I think it is an alternative.
> concerning us, there should be no problem to make use of it
> (for example new apps). I for myself however tend to more
> cross-plattform Libs as wxWin or QT. So what'do you all think?
Even if we could, I don't think we should; for political reasons. I
mean, do we really want to send the message that we cannot create a
Windows clone without Microsoft contributing their code?
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