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To: Reinier Post <rp@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Freeciv users <freeciv@xxxxxxxxxxx>, vanevery@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Freeciv] Re: copyright infringement
From: Dominik Kubla <dominik.kubla@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2000 10:21:45 +0200

On Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 09:12:45PM +0200, Reinier Post wrote:
> > It really depends on how successful FreeCiv is on the platforms that
> > Hasbro wants to sell on;
> This is one good reason not to have a Windows version.
> > if they feel that FreeCiv is going to cost
> > them $2 million in revenue, they'll give $1 million of that to their
> > lawyers and say "shut it down".
> And I'd agree with them.  It's their game, after all.  As I said
> before, as a Freeciv player I'd be happy to pay a royalty fee to
> Microprose for playing Freeciv.  Or even to Hasbro.

No, it's not. It's the game of the company publishing the original BOARD
GAME! Avalon Hill IIRC. 

Dominik Kubla
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