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    Default id Software's Softdisk Open-Sources Some Really Old Games

    Phoronix: id Software's Softdisk Open-Sources Some Really Old Games

    Softdisk was the company where John Carmack, John Romero, and Adrian Carmack met and developed games originally before founding id Software. Those original Softdisk game titles are now being open-sourced under the GPL...

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    I used to love playing Catacomb3D

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    It's surprising as John Carmack said in a tweet (a few months ago) bad things about the GPL and said he was more for BSD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Calinou View Post
    It's surprising as John Carmack said in a tweet (a few months ago) bad things about the GPL and said he was more for BSD.
    John Carmack isn't with Id Software anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xeekei View Post
    John Carmack isn't with Id Software anymore.
    or FlatRockSoft for that mater.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Calinou View Post
    It's surprising as John Carmack said in a tweet (a few months ago) bad things about the GPL and said he was more for BSD.
    could you please give a link, in case you have it at hand? thanks!

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    First guy to wrap this up with SDL wins....internet fame.

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    HURRAY for CGA!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Calinou View Post
    It's surprising as John Carmack said in a tweet (a few months ago) bad things about the GPL and said he was more for BSD.
    I'm not actually surprised. I have a feeling that most people would think twice if they properly read and understood both terms and conditions. Maybe someone from BSD could explain why?

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