one more legal/protocol question

Juan Lang juan.lang at
Tue Jul 6 21:08:34 CDT 2010

> My question:
> Can I simply
> 1) look at the relevant DirectX 9 Microsoft .h files and add the
> constants (rewriting of course not copy paste) from there?

I believe you can.

> 2) do I have to do something more complicated?

No, I don't think so.

There are legal precedents if you like, e.g. the Microsoft/Lotus
trial, but IANAL, so I don't think citing them would be much help.
Reading publicly available header files and recreating them is what
we've done, so you should be safe doing so as well.

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