Gerald I. Evenden
gie at charon.er.usgs.gov
Mon Jul 4 14:18:42 EDT 1994
>Date: Mon, 4 Jul 94 17:22 BST-1
>From: N R A <nra at cix.compulink.co.uk>
>To: martijn at scanner.frw.uva.nl
>Cc: grassp-list at max.cecer.army.mil, grassu-list at max.cecer.army.mil
>I find it a bit wierd that Ghostscript, which I thought was PD, uses this
>'Athena' widget set, which isn't PD ??
>Is there any way to get hold of a copy of the '*.h', etc. files, so I can
>compile Ghostview ??
>NRA North West
>e-mail : nra at cix.compulink.co.uk (use this for general usage)
>or sculshaw at cix.compulink.co.uk (Private - only checked at best
The Athena Widgets are *very* much public domain and are a part of
the basic X11 distribution. But they tend to be poorly supported,
only designed as an example widget set and not mainstream usage.
Biggest problem, a lot of X11 installation, notably Sun, did not
include these widgets with their version of X11.
My Xzoom program, part of the MAPGEN distribution, uses them.
But they *are* public domain as much as X11.
Gerald (Jerry) I. Evenden Internet: gie at charon.er.usgs.gov
voice: (508)563-6766 Postal: P.O. Box 1027
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