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Re: Data licenses in games

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 205.208.133.86] on September 30, 2007 09:51 PM
What's problematic about it? There is nothing illegal about using CC content in a game engine that is released under the GPL, the only problem comes in the freeness of the license. CC are still considered non-free licenses by most distributions that care about software freedom and as such those distributions can't (or won't) distribute said games. Which leaves the makers of the "free" games with the decision: do they choose the philosophically free route or the popular non-free route that gives them fewer GNU/Linux distro's able or willing to distribute said games.

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