Games from Parallel Realities and non-free/illegal data
beuc at beuc.net
Sat Aug 29 00:29:30 PDT 2009
On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 09:28:47AM +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> The rest was created by him, so even if he has decided to no longer distributed
> it under the GPL (which I do not believe), we are fine, as the GPL is not
> revokable and in the past he did distribute it under the GPL (and as the author
> had the right to do so), IANAL, but I don't see problem here, except for the
> parts for which he did not have the right to distribute them under the GPL to
> begin with.
Well, since the licensing is all unclear, there's no way we can affirm
that the data was ever distributed under the GNU GPL.
That's why we need a clearer statement, if only to avoid restarting
this conversation each time a new packager has a closer look at these
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