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Subject: [Freeciv] Re: copyright infringement
From: "Brandon Van Every" <vanevery@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 14:35:25 -0700

> I would think we're pretty much in the clear.  Freeciv is in effect a clean
> of CivII, in that the developers did not work from Microprose's copyrighted
code, but
> just aimed to replicate the effects.

What effects you replicate is exactly the sort of test that the lawyers apply
for copyright infringement.  Anyways, argue it in, not with
me.  I think you're very much mistaken about being in the clear.  In fact, it
seems as though you're operating without a legal paddle in the water.

Cheers,             Infernal Troublemaker                    Troll
Mallor              "By simple mistake, mortals themselves amuse."

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