[PATCH] QCursor improvements in Qt2-win32

Richard Lärkäng nouseforaname at home.se
Sat Jun 14 18:48:30 CEST 2003

> On Saturday 14 June 2003 12:07, Richard Lärkäng wrote:
> > Oh, and just so I'm sure, there are no legal problems with this 
> > project right?
> >
> i will explain what we did, so that you can judge by yourself:
> before i started with the port, ralf habacker was having an 
> eye on the qt 
> releases trolltech did. he took the GPL'ed sources of qt for 
> x11 from their 
> public download server and put them into the cvs on 
> kde-cygwin.sf.net. then 
> he added stuff, so that it worked under cygwin with the 
> xfree86 server for 
> cygwin.
> so no problems here.
> then i started digging into the sources, and because i wanted 
> to see how hard 
> it would be to "port" this to windows gdi, i simply started 
> by copying the 
> *_x11* files to *_win* files, then i changed the makefiles to 
> use these 
> files, and step by step i went through the files, commented 
> out the x11 
> calls, which were doing stuff, and inserted the corresponding 
> windows gdi 
> calls.
> so i only worked on gpled sources and added stuff to it. all 
> my stuff is under 
> the gpl. although i am not sure, if i looked through all the 
> source files i 
> added, if they still have the original qt blurb on top, or if 
> i changed it to 
> gpl only. 
> so i don't see any problem here.
> but now i have a commercial license, so i stopped working on 
> this, because i 
> have exactly the files i tried to create in the port in the 
> original version 
> from the trolls.
> so i don't see any problem, when you work on this, as long as 
> you don't have 
> access to the *_win* files from trolltech.
> Holger

Ok, so it was as I thought, but thanks for taking the time to

Richard Lärkäng

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