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WordUp Graphics Toolkit Open Source (Miscellaneous)

posted by glennmcc(R) Homepage E-mail, North Jackson, Ohio (USA), 09.02.2016, 02:28

Thank you very much fissuras.

Now, to make doubly sure that they are saved for posterity....

> WGT - WordUp Graphics Toolkit by Egerter Software
> A long time ago, in a galaxy not really far away, a developer decided to
> release the source code of all his graphics libraries. He then announced it
> to the world, with these
> very
> words.
> He also posted a note on his company's site that can be viewed
> here.
> September 14th, 1999.
> That was the release day.
> Files were available and ready to download, as can be seen in this archived
> page, if you don't believe my
> words.
> But all things shall pass... as the company passed and the source code
> vanished away from the net, not to be heard, seen or compiled again, as not
> even the mighty Archiver got a hold on those files, and they were lost, as
> not even the author had a backup, or so it seems. Nor even Google was able
> to find any clue of those sources wherabouts.
> Until the day came and I found those files in an old, unused hard drive.
> To make it short, I am uploading those sources here to preserve them so
> that they do not get lost forever, under GPL as decided by Chris Egerter
> himself:
> This archive contains the final registered version of WGT 5.1 for Watcom
> C and the complete source code. This product is no longer for sale and this
> archive may be distributed freely.
> Please disregard any order forms and licenses contained within this
> archive. The GNU Library General Public License is the only license in
> affect now and it is contained in license.txt.
> This source code and product is no longer supported, however in case you
> need to contact the author (Chris Egerter) you can reach me at
>, or visit my website at[/i]
> That's all folks



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