[arch-dev-public] fmodex

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Tue Nov 20 09:14:52 EST 2012

On 20.11.2012 15:12, Stéphane Gaudreault wrote:
> I just noticed that we have fmodex (a proprietary audio library) in
> [community]. Considering the discussion we had recently about steam, I
> think that the situation is similar here. The "FMOD Non-Commercial
> License" does not explicitely allow redistribution and allow only
> non-commercial use [1]. In the svn repository, there is a PERMISSION
> file [2], but it looks quite imprecise to me.
> I am not very good in legal stuff, but I think that we need a more
> formal permission to redistribute a possibly modified version of this
> package and to make sure they won't sue us because of the
> "non-commercial" specification.
> Stéphane
> [1] http://www.fmod.org/fmod-sales.html
> [2]
> https://projects.archlinux.org/svntogit/community.git/tree/trunk/PERMISSION?h=packages/fmodex

The CEO himself answered me there. Isn't that official enough?

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