Re: Bug#709137: ITP: freespace2 -- open source implementation of the Freespace 2 game engine
On 21/05/13 06:12, Dmitry Smirnov wrote:
> Package name: freespace2
> Package name: freespace2-launcher-wxlauncher
I'd be interested in helping with these.
I think it would be best to avoid referring to fs2open (the engine) as
"open source" in Debian package metadata - its license doesn't meet the
OSI's Open Source Definition (which is basically the text of the DFSG,
but as interpreted by different people), which is the definition I'd
game-data-packager is probably a good way to deal with the data
requirement. Do you have access to the original CD version of Freespace
2? I only have the gog.com version.
I'd be tempted to call the engine fs2open, and call the launcher
freespace2-wxlauncher or even just freespace2 (I assume the wx launcher
is the upstream-recommended "official" one?). I think the launcher is
probably the better thing to make "user-facing" (with .desktop/.menu