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[andrew@AmbrosiaSW.com: Re: Copyright of maelstrom artwork]

Negotiations with Ambrosia seem to be over:

----- Forwarded message from Andrew Welch <andrew@AmbrosiaSW.com> -----

Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2000 16:28:02 -0500
From: Andrew Welch <andrew@AmbrosiaSW.com>
To: Christoph Baumann <cgb@debian.org>
Subject: Re: Copyright of maelstrom artwork

On Sun, 26 Mar 2000, Christoph Baumann wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 24, 2000 at 12:33:53PM -0500, Andrew Welch wrote:
> > OK, it's non-free then.  The artist and Ambrosia maintains a copyright on 
> > the artwork, and we want to keep it that way.  We do not want ships from 
> > Maelstrom showing up in everyone's brother's game.
> Well, I accept that. But somethings confuses me a bit. On your web site
> you encourage people to tamper with the game artworks and to distribute
> them separate from the game itself and on the other side the copyright
> note in the sources of MaelstromGPL disallows this.
> Another point is that I don't believe that someone programming his own
> game will "steal" the artworks, especially not in the OpenSource
> community.

I guess we'll have to agree to disagree, then.
----- End forwarded message -----

OK, now should I put maelstrom back to non-free or forget it (which would
make me a maintainer without a package...)?


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