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Frozen Sand???
« on: August 16, 2013, 01:41:29 pm »
Was looking around on the net and ran across this at http://www.urbanterror.info/forums/

 Shutdown Pending: Team FS have decided to suspend all operations until further notice.

Really?
Better to keep your mouth closed and be thought a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

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Re: Frozen Sand???
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2013, 03:58:25 pm »
Wow? Are they serious?
It is better to step on your nade "accidently" than to let it blow up in your hand.

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Re: Frozen Sand???
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2013, 04:04:59 pm »
OMFG!
Something bad must have happened. Probably some kind of lawsuit?

Edit: I supposed this too
https://twitter.com/Barbatos__/status/368455019520987136

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Re: Frozen Sand???
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2013, 04:45:07 pm »
I didn't see that.

Kinda explains things.
Better to keep your mouth closed and be thought a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

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Re: Frozen Sand???
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2013, 08:10:43 pm »
https://twitter.com/Barbatos__/status/368508621551722496

So, not a big deal for the players... lol.

Who wanted to harm a team like FS? ffs ¬_¬ skids

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Re: Frozen Sand???
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2013, 09:22:26 pm »

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Re: Frozen Sand???
« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2013, 03:50:20 pm »
So, new update

http://www.urbanterror.info/news/423-git-repository-hacked/


Well, in my personal opinion, maybe some people isn't happy because the game is getting more and more closed, but still, recurring to this isn't cool.
Anyway, disclosing the code must not mean to get scared if your platform is "secure" enough, because that's how most open source software works.
Security by obscurity isn't good

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Re: Frozen Sand???
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2013, 09:22:01 pm »
So, new update

http://www.urbanterror.info/news/423-git-repository-hacked/


Well, in my personal opinion, maybe some people isn't happy because the game is getting more and more closed, but still, recurring to this isn't cool.
Anyway, disclosing the code must not mean to get scared if your platform is "secure" enough, because that's how most open source software works.
Security by obscurity isn't good


Totally agree with all of your points, iPWN.

On the good side, at least we know a list of cheaters to ban from leagues.

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Re: Frozen Sand???
« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2013, 11:33:14 pm »
Well, You may not agree of course but in my mind this act has two faces

In many ways Frozen Sands have been risking this for a long time. The development is slow and sometimes for years at a stretch is totally at a stand still. More in the past then currently but it must be said that they have made many promises and deadlines that have not been realised. They tend to be arrogant and difficult to deal with. Sometimes the biggest obstacle to helping the UrT community is FS themselves.

All that said ...

We have a free game and free main server because of Frozen Sands, yes the game has many faults .. so if you don't like it don't play it or maybe only pay half of $0.00 they ask for it ? :P

I've been online a long time, I'm so stranger to piracy, Phreaking and hacking. I always say "give me another 5 years and I'll finish downloading the internet" but I would not do what these people have done and I think it is the height of ingratitude for the people who did it to have done so. They claim to be doing it "for the community" and other self serving rubbish but that's just an excuse. They're not Edward Snowden of wikileaks and they're not saving us from anything.

They're just a bunch of ego tripping smacktards out to big note themselves at the expense of people who have worked for years for no financial return at all. In the end we're *all* going to pay for this in one way or another.

If I came across the source code for 4.2 out there I would immediatly report it.

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Re: Frozen Sand???
« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2013, 11:40:59 pm »
Of course I agree.

It's free, and we like it. And despite all the faults, we are still here now :D   

I know that evolving in an open source project, the development will go blazing fast. But rules are rules, and what has been done isn't ok.






And btw, I've read in the news too about a team member who supposedly has something to do with this "hack". But I still don't get what's going on :S


PS: With this licensing stuff, the closed source and so. I wonder if all that modded servers (which are cool, honestly) are legal, or they reverse engineered something to achieve that results