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Re: [XBoard-devel] GPL and WinHelp

From: Tim Mann
Subject: Re: [XBoard-devel] GPL and WinHelp
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2009 09:32:50 -0700

I don't see why.  It's part of the Windows operating system.

On Mon, 06 Jul 2009 17:25:34 +0200, "h.g. muller" <address@hidden> wrote:
> I found a HTML Help Workshop from MicroSoft for download.
> It turned out to be able to convert the existing help project file
> with the aid of a wizzard, and produced a .chm file from this.
> I succeeded in invoking the Windows HTML Help Viewer from
> WinBoard to display this file. I guess this is how it would have
> to be done for Vista.
> Now to pull this off, I need WinBoard to #include  file htmlHelp.h
> and link with a library htmlHelp.lib, both supplied with the HTML
> Help Workshop download. Without the library I would get an
> undefined reference error for htmlHelp() during linking. We did
> not seem to have that problem when caling WinHelp() to display
> the old help format.
> Does it pose any legal problems to link WinBoard with this
> library? I am pretty sure it is not GPL'd...

Tim Mann  address@hidden  http://tim-mann.org/

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