Second Life client becomes open source

Posted January 8th, 2007 by konrad

EN: Linden Lab announced that the Second Life client source code will be soon available under an open source license. I played around a little bit with Second Life and we used it for our Wine-and-Cheese-session in our online symposium. At that time the system struggled with stability problems but in general it was a funny experience. I have enough First Live so don’t spend much time there but think for certain purposes this virtual world can be not only entertaining but quite useful … maybe for a second online symposium or something similar. The hope of having Having an open source client in the near future makes it definitely more attractive to me.

Update: The source code is now available under the GPL and can be downloaded from here.

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