"OpenMedia" (was: Re: [SDL] SDL License Change: wxWindows LGPL cont.)

Patrick McFarland unknown at panax.com
Mon Jan 13 02:16:01 PST 2003


On 13-Jan-2003, Kai Blin wrote:
> On Sunday 12 January 2003 02:19, Patrick McFarland wrote:
> > xcf (gimp's native format) is open, except not many viewers support it. It
> > also isnt hard to make a reader for it. Also, in respect to 3D, 3DS may be
>
> Sure, but I don't know if there's a photoshop plugin for xcf out there. Good 
> thing to start looking for, though. :)

There isnt, and no one knowledgable wants to make one

> > Btw, in a media context, what does GFDL add to just GPLing it?
>
> It makes the media a set, iirc. So if you use one part of it, you have to 
> release all of the art. That's usefull for bundeling models and meshes, etc 
> :) (or so I've been told)

You mean the mesh and image maps of a model, right?

-- 
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all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to
repetitive electronic music." -- Kristian Wilson, Nintendo, Inc, 1989
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