Tue Aug 30 17:20:58 CDT 2005
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So the headers are basicly public domain. Specifically it is compatible
with the X11 license and the LGPL so no problem. We could include the
files as they are without any modification at all as far as copyright
is concerned. Presumably we might need some compiler related fixes though.
> This is not too much of an issue, as I understand it's OK to re-write
> compatible headers "In your own words".
> 3. I am in the UK, how does this affect the copyright/trademark issues
It is not likely to matter very much almost regardless of there you are
in the world, copyright and trademark laws are usually not that different.
UK is pretty normal AFAIK.
> Ok, some background about wintab:
> wintab.dll is an "open industry standard" API
> developed by a group of tablet manufacturers, and seems to
> be currently maintained by the company LCS/Telegraphics.
> Web page for wintab: http://www.pointing.com/WINTAB.HTM
> LCS/Telegraphics home: http://www.pointing.com/LCS.HTM
OK. Seem to contain documentation and other things nessary
or useful for implementing.
I can see two issues though.
1. It is not an offical Microsoft DLL so should it be part of Wine or not?
IMHO yes, it seems to be widely used. However Alexandre decides.
2. How do you expect to implement this presumably very complicted DLL?
Does Linux have some special libraries for supporting tablets?
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