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[823]1/* $Id: libcaca.dox 2824 2008-09-27 14:29:11Z sam $ */
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[845]3/** \mainpage libcaca Documentation
[823]4
5 \section intro Introduction
6
7 \e libcaca is a graphics library that outputs text instead of pixels,
8 so that it can work on older video cards or text terminals. It is not
9 unlike the famous AAlib library. \e libcaca can use almost any virtual
10 terminal to work, thus it should work on all Unix systems (including
[2189]11 Mac OS X) using either the S-Lang library or the ncurses library, on DOS
12 using the conio library, and on Windows systems using the native Win32
13 console, the conio library, or using S-Lang or ncurses (through Cygwin
14 emulation). There is also a native X11 driver, and an OpenGL driver
15 (through freeglut) that does not require a text terminal. For machines
16 without a screen, the raw driver can be used to send the output to another
17 machine, using for instance cacaserver.
[823]18
19 \e libcaca is free software, released under the Do What The Fuck You
20 Want To Public License. This ensures that no one, not even the \e libcaca
21 developers, will ever have anything to say about what you do with the
22 software. It used to be licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public
23 License, but that was not free enough.
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[824]25 \section devel Developer's documentation
[823]26
[2824]27 The complete \e libcaca programming interface is
28 available from the following header:
[823]29
[1214]30 - caca.h
31
[2003]32 There is language-specific documentation for the various bindings:
33
34 - \subpage libcaca-ruby
35
[824]36 Some other topics are covered by specific sections:
[823]37
[1879]38 - \subpage libcaca-tutorial
39 - \subpage libcaca-migrating
[823]40
[836]41 There is also information specially targeted at \e libcaca developers:
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[1879]43 - \subpage libcaca-font
44 - \subpage libcaca-canvas
45 - \subpage libcaca-style
[836]46
[824]47 \section user User's documentation
[823]48
[1879]49 - \subpage libcaca-env
[823]50
[824]51 \section misc Misc
[823]52
[1879]53 - \subpage libcaca-news
54 - \subpage libcaca-authors
55 - \subpage libcaca-thanks
[823]56
[824]57 \section license License
58
59 Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
60 under the terms of the Do What The Fuck You Want To Public License, version
61 2 as published by Sam Hocevar. For details see http://sam.zoy.org/wtfpl/ .
62
[823]63*/
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