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Is OOLITE available on the iPhone?
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Author:  Dom [ Mon Jul 05, 2010 8:52 am ]
Post subject:  Is OOLITE available on the iPhone?

I'm tempted to port it but I'd need to charge a $1. Is that possible / allowed? I'd use the gyro to help with the controls ...

Author:  Disembodied [ Mon Jul 05, 2010 9:03 am ]
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Hi Dom ... see this thread – especially Ahruman's comments on the potential amount of work involved. One interesting one is
[...] the chances of Oolite being preemptively rejected from the App Store as a potential copyright violation are quite high, and I don’t care to speculate how FrontierDev would respond if it wasn’t.
Current opinion is that we only get away with Oolite because nobody is making any money from it: non-commerciality is our only defence. When they started trying to charge money for Elite: TNK was when David Braben's lawyers stepped in with the injunctions. So even if the App store didn't reject it as a copyright violation to begin with, chances are they would pull it very shortly after receiving a cease and desist letter from Frontier Developments. And then the fun would start ...

Author:  Dom [ Mon Jul 05, 2010 9:06 am ]
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That's a shame but understandable. A multiplayer version using the gyro would rock.

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