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Re: [Freeciv] Re: [Freeciv-Dev] RELAY

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To: Mitch Davis <mjd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Programmer <programmer@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Freeciv mailing list <freeciv@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Freeciv] Re: [Freeciv-Dev] RELAY
From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 04 Nov 1998 18:24:55 -0600

Mitch Davis <mjd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> This is answered in the Freeciv FAQ, available from our website:
> Those graphics were stolen from the Microprose Civilization game,
> and were certainly not released by the Freeciv team.  We
> can't endorse the use (=theft) of these graphics with Freeciv.  I
> suppose I should take this link off the links page.

The links are not illegal.  It is up to the people that are actually
distributing these things to decide upon the legality.  AFAIK, the
-enh port is not from the US where Microprose is, so it may well be
legal for them to distribute those graphics.

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