Fedora extras and opensource games with shareware datafiles

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Mar 30 17:13:27 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-03-30 at 11:37 -0500, Chris Ricker wrote:

> On a somewhat related note to the shareware data discussion, one of the 
> things I'm interested in packaging for extras is hobbit 
> <http://hobbitmon.sourceforge.net/>. hobbit is a GPL'ed replacement / 
> upgrade for the server side of Big Brother <http://bb4.com/>. It's only of 
> limited use without clients being monitored. For the client monitoring, 
> you have to either use the Big Brother client (not free / open source) or 
> the hobbit client. hobbit client is BSD-licensed, but still very alpha (as 
> in, "it only compiles on NetBSD 2 right now" alpha). Any problem with the 
> hobbit server being in extras, and the hobbit client once it's further 
> along?

I see no problem with this as long as it doesn't rely on BB to build or

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