Re: Wolfenstein 3D license
On Sat, Sep 20, 2003 at 12:09:18AM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> My memory is very foggy, but IIRC Id's releases of source tend to be a
> dump of some old snapshot of their source made some time ago, and then
> they'll slap a GPL file in the toplevel directory. The intent is to
> relicense it, but it leads to some confusing trees. They may have not
> put the GPL in the tarball for wolf3d at all, and only made a statement
> aout the source's license or added a sepeate file to their FTP site.
> Then again, I could be confusing their release of wold3d with that of
> doom. Try going back in the archives and finding the release
> announcement for wold3d.
I looked at the Doom source, and it was released under the same non-free
license as Wolf3D. However, I found this:
Quake and Q2 were released GPL from the start.
However, I don't find any mention of Wolf3D+GPL anywhere.
I attached the original Doom license.
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