Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Apr 2007 22:13 UTC, submitted by Flatline
Games "Last Wednesday, a company called Falling Leaf Systems announced the availability of an alpha of something called the Alky Project. The Alky Project has a lofty goal: to liberate DirectX 10 gaming from the confines of Vista and bring it first to Windows XP, and then to Linux and OS X. The project plans to do this by building a converter that can take in a DX10 game executable and spit out a modified version that can be run on a (non-Vista) target OS. The target OS must be x86-based, which rules out the PPC version of OS X, since the converter doesn't do any binary translation."
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RE: against the licence?
by rm6990 on Thu 26th Apr 2007 05:31 UTC in reply to "against the licence?"
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I doubt the game developers care all that much if it means more people are buying the game. Not to say it wouldn't violate the license, but I doubt the game companies would even bat an eye over this.

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