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#115 GPL linking exception to build with AI.

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At the moment AI licensed under GPL-incompatible license. As you may know GPL prohibit linking to GPL-incompatible code so effectively only the copyright holder can distribute the binaries of the fheroes2 with AI enabled.

As some GNU/Linux distributions would like to distribute game binaries, would it be possible to consider adding GPL linking exception to allow building the game with AI?
Of course non-commercial restrictions will apply to resulting executables.

Read more about linking exceptions:

https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#GPLIncompatibleLibs
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GPL_linking_exception

Alternatively AI can be re-licensed under GPL-compatible terms or LGPL used instead of GPL.

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