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Title: Starshatter:TGS License
Post by: Thaeris on October 25, 2021, 10:15:22 pm
Right, I have a technical question if anyone is able to answer:

What is the license for SS:TGS?

...Can't find the source at the moment, but as best as I can figure, it was released under some flavor of the BSD license. Does anyone have confirmation of this, or alternately, a rebuttal?
Title: Re: Starshatter:TGS License
Post by: crossboneisland on October 27, 2021, 03:55:48 pm
Best I could find:

Well, depends on what Milo says about it, I guess.

On that note, he has been in contact and has graciously changed the licensing on the source code release so that it is now under a variant of the 3-clause BSD license, which is extremely good news.

It looks like later forks of the original source have the new copyright:
Post: 2013

Pre 2013:

Title: Re: Starshatter:TGS License
Post by: Thaeris on October 27, 2021, 05:31:06 pm
Awesome, thanks crossboneisland!

In any sense, the license reference I first found was on some sort of placeholder reference in the remnants of Google Code. Again, can't find it right now and it's no longer a big deal because:


Indeed, it's BSD 2.0 / 3-clause license

As far as I can tell, that's super-awesome. I'm no license guru, so I can't tell the pros and cons of this, but in general it's only good news. :D