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John Ridges tools now public domain

eComStationNews.com - Mon, 20151123 - 14:03 -0600

Several tools developed by John Ridges on the 90’s had been released as Public Domain, both binaries and source code.

 

The programs that are now public domain are:

 

• Animate – Set of desktop animations.

• Checkout – Schedule backup related command line utilities for OS/2

• Deskpic – Screen Saver tool for OS/2 that includes Animate

• Deskext – Source code and examples to create desktop animations.

• Eyecon – A couple of eyes that follow your pointer tool.

• Fatbits - A pixel magnifier program for OS/2 Presentation Manager.

• John Ridges Misc Tools – Several little tools

• Usage – Command line tool that prints out the disk usage of subdirectories.

 

You can visit a little wiki page of each software here:

www.os2world.com/wiki/index.php/John_Ridges

 

Special thanks to John Ridges to giving the source code to the community.

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eComStationNews.com - Mon, 20151123 - 06:41 -0600

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