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README

README - Fast Light Tool Kit (FLTK) Version 2.0.0
-------------------------------------------------

WHAT IS FLTK?

    The Fast Light Tool Kit ("FLTK", pronounced "fulltick") is a LGPL'd
    C++ graphical user interface toolkit for X (UNIX(r)), OpenGL(r),
    and Microsoft(r) Windows(r). It was originally developed by Mr. Bill
    Spitzak and is currently maintained by a small group of developers
    across the world with a central repository in the US.


LICENSING

    FLTK comes with complete free source code. FLTK is (C)1998-2010 by
    Bill Spitzak and others.  Use and distribution of FLTK is governed
    by the FLTK LIBRARY LICENSE (which is the GNU Library General
    Public License with an exception added that allows you to
    distribute statically-linked programs using the library without
    providing source code to the program or the library).  You can use
    it in commercial and closed-source software!


ON-LINE DOCUMENTATION

    All of the documentation is in HTML in the subdirectory
    "documentation". The "index.html" file should be your starting
    point.  PostScript(tm) and PDF versions of this documentation is
    also available from the FLTK web site at:

        http://www.fltk.org/documentation.html


BUILDING AND INSTALLING FLTK

    Specific directions for various systems are provided in separate
    README files:

	README.unix (linux as well)
	README.windows (MicroSoft Visual C++)
	README.bc5 (Borland C++)
	README.cygwin (Cygwin/GCC on Windows)
	README.os2


INTERNET RESOURCES

    FLTK is available on the 'net in a bunch of locations:

	- WWW:   http://www.fltk.org
	         http://www.fltk.org/php [for reporting bugs]

	- CVS:	 http://fltk.sourceforge.net

	- FTP:   ftp://ftp.fltk.org/pub/fltk                 
        	 ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/ftp.easysw.com/ftp.easysw.com/pub/fltk/

	- EMail: fltk@fltk.org [see instructions below]

    To send a message to the FLTK mailing list ("fltk@fltk.org") you
    must first join the list.  Non-member submissions are blocked to
    avoid problems with SPAM.

    To join the FLTK mailing list, send a message to
    "majordomo@fltk.org" with "subscribe fltk" in the message body. 
    A digest of this list is available by subscribing to the
    "fltk-digest" mailing list.


REPORTING BUGS

    To report a bug in FLTK, use the form available at:
	
        http://www.fltk.org/str.php

    Please include the FLTK version, operating system & version, and
    compiler that you are using when describing the bug or problem.

    For general support and questions, please use the FLTK mailing
    list at "fltk@fltk.org".


TRADEMARKS

    Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft
    Corporation. UNIX is a registered trademark of the X/Open Group,
    Inc.  OpenGL is a registered trademark of Silicon Graphics, Inc.


COPYRIGHT

    FLTK is copyright (C) 1998-2010 by the following individuals:

	Bill Spitzak <spitzak@gmail.com>
        Craig P. Earls <cpearls@mit.edu>
	Curtis Edwards <curtise@fa.disney.com>
	Gustavo Hime <hime@centroin.com.br>
	Robert Kesterson <robertk@robertk.com>
	Matthias Melcher <matthias@mediaone.net>
	Vincent Penne <vincent.penne@wanadoo.fr>
        Michael Sweet <mike@fltk.org>
	Carl Thompson <cet@carlthompson.net>

    This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
    modify it under the terms of the GNU Library General Public License
    as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of
    the License, or (at your option) any later version. You may also
    release programs that use the unmodified FLTK library without any
    restrictions according to the LGPL exceptions granted in the FLTK
    LIBRARY LICENSE.

    This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
    WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
    MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU
    Library General Public License for more details.

    You should have received a copy of the GNU Library General Public
    License along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software
    Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307
    USA.