Contribution to Extras

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at
Tue Apr 4 11:20:24 UTC 2006

Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> Greetings,  I've just finished a 2D shooter game "Space Invaders" [...] 
>> The game can be downloaded as either source or binary from my site at: 
> [snip] 
> FYI, Star Control 2 (which you mention on the game's site as the source for 
> your graphics) hasn't been forgotten. It has been GPLed and renamed to "Ur-Quan 
> Masters" because of trademark licensing issues (the people who own the game's 
> code only had a license to the "Star Control" trademark and so couldn't use it 
> for the GPL release), and it's even available in Extras (yum install uqm). In 
> other words, you're lucky because this means you'll probably get away with 
> "borrowing" its graphics for your game. 
>         Kevin Kofler 

Good catch, Victor this does mean that your code must be licensed under 
the GPL.



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