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From: Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>
Subject: Re: Question about other people's intellectual property
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 14:03:12 -0400
On Wed, 2005-04-13 at 16:37 +0200, Sven Vermeulen wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 13, 2005 at 10:11:53AM -0400, Chris Gianelloni wrote:
> > So basically, if I wanted to start working with some company to allow us
> > to redistribute their IP in an official manner, as explained above, then
> > I could do so, but the trustees would have to approve it, since it would
> > be the Foundation that is the legal entity which actually receives the
> > license, correct?
> 
> See it as a license that the company writes for the Gentoo Foundation wrt
> the copying and redistribution of that particular IP. The trustees need to
> implicitly accept the license (the same way you need to accept the GPL
> license on GPL software before you use the software).
> 
> > I have been working on some new GameCD stuff, as you all are probably
> > aware of by now.  Well, I am getting to the point where I am ready to
> > distribute it.  The first GameCD that I wish to produce is an Unreal
> > Tournament 2004 Demo GameCD.  This was actually requested by Daniel
> > Vogel and Ryan Gordon, both of Epic.  Of course, this was requested way
> > back in February of 2004, so I don't know if the offer still stands.
> > Basically, I was going to contact Epic and see if they would grant us a
> > license to redistribute the game in a modified (installed) form.  I
> > would also want permission to use their logos for the game and
> > trademarks.
> > 
> > Would anyone have any objections to me beginning to pursue this?
> 
> Surely not :)

Consider the process started, then.

-- 
Chris Gianelloni
Release Engineering - Strategic Lead/QA Manager
Games - Developer
Gentoo Linux
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