Bug#264816: doomlegacy-sdl: combines incompatible, non-dfsg licences
> I've recently adopted doomlegacy. I am currently working on the
> license issue. Doomlegacy has been removed from unstable. I'm sending
> this to the BTS so that nobody closes all of doomlegacy bugs because
> of the removal.
Hi - I'm pleased to see someone is working on this bug! I was wondering
what your approach is. Given the upstream rewrite to C++, I'm concerned
simply cutting out the portions which aren't good will not be effective
in the long-run. I'm very interested in helping to persuade the licence
owners of the dodgy material (raven/activision) to re-licence under the
GPL. I know that Thierry's contact in Raven was in agreement. It seems
that activision (the publishers) are the ones that need convincing.
Sorry if you get two copies of this - I'm CCing the bug. I didn't get a
copy of your mail to it in the first place so I'm not sure what's going
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