On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 6:53 AM, Gary Wright firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 5:19 PM, Loui Chang email@example.com wrote:
On Fri 25 Feb 2011 16:31 +0100, Cédric Girard wrote:
The package minecraft-data  is supposed to provide game data for Minecraft. This package is outdated, orphaned and does not comply with
game license  (hosting of original game content).
Please delete it. Thanks.
Just for reference: a PKGBUILD does not actually distribute the data, so it would be completely valid to have it in the AUR.
For example the acroread license doesn't allow redistribution, but that doesn't disallow writing a script (PKGBUILD) for automatically fetching it from Adobe and installing it yourself.
From the Minecraft copyright page:
The one major rule: Do not distribute anything I've made. This includes the client and the server software for the game. This also includes modified versions of anything I've made.
In order to maintain control of the project, I need all game downloads to come from a single central source. I hope you understand.
I didn't get a chance to read the PKGBUILD, but as long as the source was http://www.minecraft.net/download/minecraft.jar then I don't think he'd have a problem with it. It's not like its usable unless you purchase a login anyway.
I know what a PKGBUILD is. :p The data was hosted on another site. Which is completely different from this package  which just download the whole game from the official site.