Re: cube-data package
On Tuesday 18 April 2006 12:52, Francesco Poli wrote:
> On Sun, 09 Apr 2006 12:39:26 -0700 Josh Triplett wrote:
> > Gonéri Le Bouder wrote:
> > > What i want to do:
> > > From source:
> > > - cube-client
> > > - cube-server
> > >
> > > From data:
> > > - cube-client-nonfree
> > > - cube-server-nonfree
> > > - cube-data
> > Seems reasonable.
> > If enough Free data existed to play the game (even with a vastly
> > reduced dataset), you could split the data into cube-data and
> > cube-data-nonfree packages, and put the Free client and server in
> > main.
> An alternative could be persuading upstream to relicense both engine
> (client+server) and data in a DFSG-free manner.
> For instance, everything could be re-released under the ZLIB license
> (and provided with source code, of course!).
> Let's not give up before even trying!
> Cube looks impressive, but there are other games that are both
> technically good *and* DFSG-free: I don't see a reason why Cube should
> "of course" be non-free...
Cube data files copyright are hold by a large amount of contributors. The
majority of the works are under non free licenses. Relicensing is IMO a very
hard task. I've important difficulty to contact just 2 authors... I can't
imagine the work is it to contact every authors...
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