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Re: Snes9x and Quake in main



On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 09:59:50PM -0500, Eric Gillespie, Jr. wrote:
> Wrong. My Quake installation is completely free because my data
> pak is OpenQuartz (http://www.planetquake.com/gg/openquartz.html).

There's another set more complete, but I can't find it now.  I wouldn't
say OpenQuartz is exactly everything I want, but hopefully it'll motivate
people to create something better.


> Packaging this may be a good idea, but the existence (or not) of
> free data for Quake is irrelevant. It could be useful to install
> Quake and start developing free data for it. Forcing me to add
> contrib to my sources.list to develop DFSG-free data for a
> DFSG-free game is silly.

I did agree to put the program in contrib (the program, but not any free
tools for editing gamedata) until a set of free data was created.  It has
been, it should be packaged, and quake should move to main.

-- 
Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>                Free software developer

<Teknix> our local telco has admitted that someone "backed into a
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