[W2l] [Haifux] Open Source Games or the Lack of Them
oron at actcom.co.il
Sat Sep 19 10:54:41 IDT 2009
On Friday, 18 בSeptember 2009 16:50:38 Shlomi Fish wrote:
> Since a typical game nowadays costs a lot of money to develop, and requires
> the collaboration of many people, it seems unlikely that we will see many
> open-source games that are up-to-par with commercial offerings.
I can still remember when people thought that writing small utilities (e.g:
a shell) is OK, but a real COMPILER? Out of the question...
OK, maybe a compiler yes, but a KERNEL? Nah...
Surely, a full desktop is out of reach of a community effort...
Hmmmm.... these are all the easy ones. GAMES are the ultimate obstacle.
No chance to tackle it. We are doomed :-O
Shana Tova and may the source be with you.
P.S: Shlomi, you've started debating by cross-posting to 3-4 large
Cut it out! If you cannot choose the "right" mailing list for a
post, just skip it until you do.
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