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Re: Freeware game without source suitable for non-free?

On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 11:18 AM, Tobias Hansen
<Tobias.Hansen@physik.uni-hamburg.de> wrote:

> Yes, I know. Tim Furnish wrote in the same mail that contained the
> "license":
> "Sore, by all means make the existing OOO data file available for Linux -
> with the engine if that's what you're suggesting. I must admit, despite
> having used Linux on and off for over 10 years, I've never packaged anything
> up for it for distribution so don't really have that much of a clue about
> what's involved. But yeah, go for it. The data file's freely distributable
> at the moment as part of the installer... so I guess there's no harm
> whatsoever in make it available outside of it."
> Is it enough to add that passage to the license text or do I have to contact
> him again?

Hmmm, it isn't quite written like a license grant usually is, but it
is probably acceptable to the ftp-masters. Putting a copy in
debian/copyright should be enough.



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