[PATCH] include: Add dxcore.idl.

Stefan Dösinger stefandoesinger at gmail.com
Sat Jun 25 02:15:13 CDT 2022

> Am 25.06.2022 um 08:47 schrieb Charles Davis <cdavis5x at gmail.com>:
> On Sat, Jun 25, 2022 at 12:36 AM Biswapriyo Nath <nathbappai at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thank you for the review. I copied it from dxcore.h[1]. I have
>> attached the updated patch.
>> [1]: https://github.com/microsoft/DirectX-Headers/blob/main/include/directx/dxcore.h
> Ah, so it is under an open-source license compatible with ours. I was
> concerned you might have copy-pasted out of a header with a more
> restrictive license. (Even if it were Apache, for example, that would
> cause legal problems, because that license infamously *isn't*
> compatible with the GPLv2.) Sorry about that.

At very least the Microsoft Corp copyright line should be retained in this case.

The dos and don'ts of writing headers have always been tricky and frustrating. I think this is the first case where we have the luxury of a license-compatible header from Microsoft.

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