firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: > Next question is if we can get permission to continue the activities we employ > like placing ROMs, sourcelistings etc. on the net. I already had an unofficial > answer ("We don't mind as long it is not commercial") but an official one would > be better. Yes. And it should be possible to put the ROMs into (at least freeware) emulators. Hm, we also have the problem that we have to exclude the ROMs from VICE for the Linux distributions that include VICE. What about this situation? The GPL (for Linux and VICE) allows taking money, and they clearly make some money with it. Currently the distibutors don't put the ROMs there because of the Copyright situation. I guess I have to add a `real' copyrights to the patched C64 ROMs on my homepage? And what happens if someone makes a CD of ftp.funet.fi/pub/cbm? I mean, I would like to pay at least for the cost, is this commercial already? I think those are (my) most pressing problems concerning the ROMs. Could probably someone with a more `legalese' knowlegde write a kind of CBM-License that allows the stuff mentioned, to propose it to the Tulip (CBM) people? (I mean kind of, `you sign that and we never bug you again about it?' Probably tell them bout the Netscape source opening... ;-) Andre -- Email address may be invalid. Use "fachat AT physik DOT tu-chemnitz DOT de" ------Fight SPAM - join CAUCE http://www.cauce.org------Thanks, spammers... Andre Fachat, Institute of physics, Technische Universität Chemnitz, FRG http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/~fachat
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