Originally posted by TheWhiteRaider
Yes. The code was in the Gob files on the JK CDs.
Well that doesn't mean they 'released the code'. What it means is that the person or people who developed JED and some of the other less popular editors, found a way to crack the GOB files. It was a hack...
The problem with releasing the SP code is the issue over copyright -I would think. It's not an open source game. It's probably a bit like getting Microsoft to give us the sourcecode for Windows -it'll NEVER happen. There are proprietary trade secrets in that code. You don't just give that away. I mean, you could, and maybe you should -but it's not ncessarily in your best interests to do so.
I think it's damn fine of them to give us the MP source! And if they could give us the animations, it would really help alot.
Has there been another major game release when they handed out the source code?
Sure, we could petition. And petitions can be good ways of getting things done. But if you really want results
, you need to stoop to blackmail and bribery. If only we had a mole on the inside...hmmmmm... I'm sure there is a way to get an employee to leak something juicy...