[Dev] Parabola stance on game assets
pribib at bluehome.net
Fri Sep 28 02:33:24 GMT 2018
It would be a real shame for projects such as the following to not even
be considered due to a lack of clarity as to what extent Parabola is
implementing it's free cultural work policy.
On 28/09/18 03:23, Josh Branning wrote:
> Re. the questions; I was going under the assumption that if it's not
> OK it shouldn't be included in parabola.
> On 28/09/18 03:18, pribib wrote:
>> Perhaps the following?
>> 1) OK or NOT OK to include non-free assets. (e.g. Warsow)
>> ... and ...
>> 2) OK or NOT OK to provide programs whose primary purpose are to obtain
>> non-free assets. (e.g. OpenRA)
>> 3) OK or NOT OK to provide programs whose primary purpose are to make
>> use of non-free assets. (Whether this be importing into a game engine or
>> something else, e.g. OpenMW)
>> While a program like wget may be able to "import assets" it should not
>> be compared to programs whose primary reason for existence is to import
>> non-free assets.
>> On 28/09/18 03:12, Josh Branning wrote:
>>>> I strongly urge other developers to make their opinions known as to
>>>> where the line should be drawn.
>>> Probably a consensus needs to be reached about
>>> Whether it's ...
>>> 1) OK or NOT OK to include non-free assets.
>>> ... and ...
>>> 2) OK or NOT OK to link to non-free assets.
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