Re: WAD Conversion sketch

Brian K. Martin (brian@phyast.pitt.edu)
Mon, 18 Mar 1996 07:53:25 -0500 (EST)

From: "Brian K. Martin" <brian@phyast.pitt.edu>
Message-Id: <199603181253.HAA24996@minerva.phyast.pitt.edu>
Subject: Re: WAD Conversion sketch
To: quake-editing@nvg.unit.no
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 1996 07:53:25 -0500 (EST)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.HPP.3.91.960318113431.25845B-100000@embla.diku.dk> from "Uffe Friis Lichtenberg" at Mar 18, 96 11:47:35 am

>
> On Sat, 16 Mar 1996, Bernd Kreimeier wrote:
>
> Regarding the legal issues:
>
> Maybe iD's licence doesn't explicitly forbid the creation/distribution of
> add-on levels for Quake, but personally I feel that we should respect
> iD's work and not bring out any fully-fledged editor before the
> registered version becomes available. But perhaps I'm alone in this?
>

I agree. I was upset to see complete levels and mdl files uploaded
to ftp and net sites. I think the level/model editors should not
work with the shareware release, unless id gives an ok. I will
most likely hold back the next version of meddle because of this.

brian