wiki page

Miriam Ruiz little_miry at
Wed Jan 18 22:47:21 UTC 2006

 --- Bruno Kleinert <fuddl at> escribió:

> what about inserting some information for upstream game authors in the
> wiki? by "stuff" i mean topics like:
> - licenses
> - build systems
> - ...
> i mention this because, stumbling through the web i found a lot of
> good-looking games - but only on first glance! terrible licenses like
> "this is a game i made, it's open source". looking deeper into such
> game sources one found non-free texture images or game sounds.
> just everything you can imagine... :)
> another issue are the (ab)used build systems - ugly copied
> configure-scripts, makefiles with hardcoded searchpaths, searching for
> headers in /usr/local/libsdl/include, even pre-compiled sdl or alsa
> libraries.... brrrr!
> in think it could save maintainers' time, if they can give upstream
> authors some hints, tips and tricks by referencing to a wiki page about
> the above issues.

I totally agree, there should be information regarding all that stuff, do's
and dont's, information about licenses. I think it would be a great idea.


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