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 Motif Programming Manual and Motif Reference Manual by O'Reilly now free

IST is pleased to announce that Volumes 6A and 6B of the O'Reilly
Associates 'Definitive Guides to the X Window System' series of books
are now available for free, direct download in various formats and
contents from IST's web site.

Volume 6A is the Motif Programming Manual.
Volume 6B is the Motif Reference Manual.

The versions that can be downloaded from IST's web site are later
versions than those made available by O'Reilly themselves. In
particular, Volume 6A from IST is for Motif 2.1, whereas from O'Reilly
it is for Motif 1.2.

Antony Fountain and Jeremy Huxtable of IST have completely overhauled
Volume 6A, Motif Programming Manual, for Motif 2.1. This online
edition is the first publication of the Third Edition, dated December
2001, and is the authoritative 'how-to' work on Motif 2.1. A printed
edition will be available from IST in due course.

Volume 6B, Motif Reference Manual is also available in updated form
online. This is the Second Edition of 6B, dated February 2000, for
Motif 2.1, as revised and updated by Antony Fountain. The online
edition has been augmented with a number of patches and the sections
on UIL have been re-instated since the last paper publication of the
volume. Volume 6B is the standard reference work on Motif 2.1.

The versions available from IST are available as both PDF files and
source files for UNIX FrameMaker 5.5. Those available from O'Reilly
are in troff format, and exactly match the last paper publications.

Information about the books and the links to download them can be
found at:

http://www.**-**.com/

Terry
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 Tue, 13 Jul 2004 12:12:45 GMT   
 Motif Programming Manual and Motif Reference Manual by O'Reilly now free

Thanks for keeping us up-to-date with that bit of info.  Motif is one of
my favorite GUIs.  I plan on using Motif inside of a slightly bigger
framework that I may work on.  I dabbled in Motif when it was still
close-source, and I used Lesstif at the time.  I plan on checking out
Motif to see how usable it is to me.

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 Tue, 13 Jul 2004 13:27:12 GMT   
 Motif Programming Manual and Motif Reference Manual by O'Reilly now free

Download it for free from Motifzone.org



 Wed, 14 Jul 2004 12:11:21 GMT   
 Motif Programming Manual and Motif Reference Manual by O'Reilly now free

Actually, I compiled/installed it already with FreeBSD's ports
collection.  The only thing is that I had to manually fix some files to
put the optimizations I wanted in.  It's a nice toolkit.

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