[Gtkradiant] using radiant with another engine

Mike Wuetherick gtkradiant@zerowing.idsoftware.com
Tue, 14 Oct 2003 01:57:11 -0700

k will do,
mike w

Timothee Besset wrote:

> GtkRadiant is not a 'gnu' release. It is open source, covered by Id's
> Licensing. It is free for non-commercial use, but commercial use will
> require a specific Licensing deal with Id software for the editing tools.
> Email me directly if you want more information.
> Regards,
> TTimo
> On Mon, 13 Oct 2003 18:02:29 -0700
> Mike Wuetherick <mike@gekidodesigns.com> wrote:
>>hey all,
>>i've been lurking for a while now, and have a few questions regarding 
>>usage of this editor with other game engines.
>>is the editor a true 'gnu' release?  meaning that we can use it for 
>>commercial and non-commercial products?
>>basically, we have been developing our own open-source game engine for 
>>the past few years, we have our own editors which do the trick, but 
>>having an active development community of the size that this editor 
>>seems to have would greatly simplify our development process - the 
>>editor always seems to be a step behind the rest of the game engine.
>>one of our developers is currently creating a qeradiant compatible 
>>entity configuration to start experimenting with this editor, but i'm 
>>worried that we will run into legal issues with the commercial uses of 
>>the editor (ie we bundle and sell retail commercial copies, commercial 
>>support, etc and at least a few developers are making commercial games 
>>with the engine) similar to issues related to using the quakeII source 
>>in commercial games, that type of thing.
>>we do have our own bsp format, so we'd have to create our own 
>>stand-alone compile & vis tools (currently they are integrated into our 
>>editor), but that's about the only issue technically i can see for us to 
>>migrate usage over to this editor.
>>any insights or info is greatly appreciated.
>>thanx in advance,
>>mike w
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