Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Apr 2007 21:29 UTC
Zeta A lot of things have happened in the past few days concerning Zeta, BeOS, and Haiku. In order to create some order in the chaos, Eugenia and I have created a rough timeline of what happened the past 6-7 years. Read on for the timeline and some more thoughts on the matter. Update: Magnusoft ceases distribution of Zeta. Update II: Access answered the questions posed in the article.
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RE: YT may have a case
by yahya on Thu 5th Apr 2007 13:55 UTC in reply to "YT may have a case"
yahya
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2007-03-29

sure the deal you mentioned is about redistributing unaltered binaries, not about a new derivative work based on the sources.

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RE[2]: YT may have a case
by Vibe on Thu 5th Apr 2007 14:14 in reply to "RE: YT may have a case"
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2007-03-12

sure the deal you mentioned is about redistributing unaltered binaries, not about a new derivative work based on the sources.

That's always been my understanding of the limit of the contract Bernd Korz got his hands on. How he managed to twist it into something else takes my breath away. If a game company shuts down and all its intellectual property rights get put into limbo or transfered, it doesn't give the publisher the right to sell modified copies of the game. If there was a code leak and hungry fan base, you couldn't use it to create and sell a fresh version, and a patch would be so deep in murky territory it's not funny.

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