C++ stylistic concerns?

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 10:45:59 MDT 2007


Thus far it's looking to be dual licensed, GPL (free) and
closed-commercial (fee of some sort)  Other than that I'm not sure and
don't much care, as long as the check clears :D

On 3/21/07, Bryan Petty <etierra at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/21/07, Steve <smorrey at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Create a crossplatform library which wraps the platform specific
> > details for creating an OpenGL window, handling user input and playing
> > sound files, into a single interface and utilizing a common namespace.
> >  This library should provide functionality similar to SDL, however it
> > may not bind to, or depend upon any libraries outside of those
> > normally provided by the manufacturer of the operating system.
> > It then goes into a platform by platform list of libraries I'm allowed
> > to use (all of which are basically present on a properly configured
> > system such as opengl32.dll, etc.
>
> I was initially thought there was a misunderstanding myself when I
> read the first comment about concerns about control over licensing,
> but it sounds like you are actually writing a commercial,
> cross-platform library to compete right alongside Qt, wxWidgets, and
> others. In that case, there wasn't a misunderstanding, and the
> concerns over licensing are valid. It's just rare to hear of a new
> competitor in that market, and hopefully the client has some brilliant
> plans for selling it because the alternatives do a pretty good job for
> really cheap. :)
>
> Regards,
> Bryan Petty
>
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