Re: FoF package for Debian
2007/3/27, Sami Kyöstilä <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
We finally got in touch with the Teosto lawyer, and he informed us that
unfortunately the game's music can't be distributed with a CC license.
The problem is while the songs can freely be distributed with the game,
they can't be distributed or otherwise used independently of the game
without a specific license from Teosto. I wonder if we could draft a
license that would fulfill this condition?
Sami and friends, thank you for your persistence in these legal matter
and in contacting Teosto. I emailed debian-legal. See
http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2007/03/msg00132.html to see the
thread I started though I have not read through the thread yet.
All, do you agree it would be a good idea to upload:
* a fretsonfire package,
* and another package with two or three Debian-Free songs packaged for
into unstable for now? Frets on Fire is a popular game (the current
Windows FOF installer has been downloaded more than 230,000 times)
and it'd be good to get it into Debian even before this issue is
If so, which songs? I suggest we pick any few Free songs (some of the
ones at http://keyboardsonfire.net/?songs surely are Free, I can ask
the webmaster if you want) that aren't too difficult to for newbies to