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K7AV

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#1 10 years ago

Ok this is really pretty much the last permission I need, but I am having an extremely difficult time contacting this guy. All the email adresses I have found don't work. Also I'm confused from a legal standpoint about nightsoft in general, can I use their stuff because the readme says I can, but then if I do, do they legally own part of my mod (or the whole thing?)




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#2 10 years ago

From my understanding of their licence, they own the part of the mod that uses their material. As for contacting Raven, I doubt you'll be able to :lol: I've had to go through other people. Like you, those e-mail addresses of his that I have attempted have came back failed. I guess he is one of those people who only wishes to speak to those he knows, which is understandable, saves loads of people e-mailing him with request after request and such. But still... I believe, to use his stuff, you would have to state in your ReadMe that you are using items from him, and you would be required to put a copy of the Nightsoft ReadMe in their project somewhere.




K7AV

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#3 10 years ago

ok. thank you, tycoon i will include the readme in my main readme as well as the aknowledgements folder in dow




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#4 10 years ago

I'd avoid it if at all possible to be honest, Nightsoft is very legally 'iffy' when it comes to this kind of stuff.




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#5 10 years ago

Raven Night is fine so long as you go to the effort of contacting him and the model authors, I contacted him through dynaverse forums, it takes him sometime to return the post but he does. he has always allowed me permission provided I include the nightsoft readme.




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#6 10 years ago

Register on this forum: Bridge Commander Universe :: View Forum - BC2 Project and pm Raven directly. As already stated you will be required to include a copy of the NightSoft EULA, and Book. I've never had a problem with Raven Night allowing me usage of materials (infact I've released several models that he originally done, or made renders of).




K7AV

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#7 10 years ago

well the only file i wanted to use was the midnight universe package not even his ships




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#8 10 years ago

i am using some of the stuff to..and im not contacting anyone..the readme states i dont need to..any issues later,i will just refer to the readme where it states to add what is needed.

edit:heck after scanning that readme again i have noticed a need to contact the author..im gonna dump it from my project..add in a whole license agreement,contact author..not for me..all i was using were the planet glows..




K7AV

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#9 10 years ago

yeah Im going to go through yacuzza first (seeing how he was the one who made the file) and the readme does grant permission providing I get yacuzza's approval




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#10 10 years ago

well i didnt think about it like that..maybe thats the route i should take,seeing as those other people might be a bit tough to contact.