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Re: Bug#176477: ITP: rott -- Rise of the Triad, a first person shooter

On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 01:53:16AM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Jan 13, Joe Drew <hoserhead@woot.net> wrote:
>  >And due to Apogee's idiotic position on this, we will likely not be able
>  >to distribute rott at all, since it depends on data files.
> Allowing users to install the binary package and provide their own data
> files would be useful as well.
This is a problem with Marathon Aleph One, as far as I can tell. Aleph
One has been in ITP for 423 days (#119911). This, however, does have
shareware data files that could go in to non-free, and there is the
possibility of complete mods that may be free, although I haven't had a
chance to look for them yet. If rott does get packaged without data
files, then perhaps the same should be done for Aleph One (which would
probably have to be hijacked, since 423 days indicates a dead ITP).

 - David

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