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Subject: Re: Remove PluginJewels from RockBox downloads immediately

Re: Remove PluginJewels from RockBox downloads immediately

From: Adam <rotator_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-04-18

Might it be a good idea to email the author of Gweled to see if he has
already dealt with this issue? It would be good to know if the Gweled
jewel images have already been challenged and cleared of any possible
copyright infringment. It seems like this might be a possibility since
I believe Gweled already packaged with Ubuntu (and maybe other linux
distros).

On 4/18/06, Christopher Woods <christof@infinitus.co.uk> wrote:
> Imho, a modification of the images at this point _may_ (and could) be
> interpreted as a tacit acknowledgement of plagiarism or infringement of
> copyright by PopCap - of which we all know there is none! - but the problem
> is that this then might be used as possible ammunition that there has indeed
> been some infringement of copyright. This would only serve to weaken
> RockBox's case, even though they're already on pretty solid ground on this
> one.
>
> I suppose what I'm trying to say in not so many words is don't bother (imo),
> it serves no truly useful purpose past the short term, and could be
> misconstrued as a sign of guilt if referenced to in the future.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Keith Mosher [mailto:keith.mosher@gmail.com]
> Sent: 18 April 2006 17:30
> To: Rockbox development
> Subject: Re: Remove PluginJewels from RockBox downloads immediately
>
> This sounds like a very reasonabe idea that should make them unique beyond a
> doubt but still keep the good gem designs intact.
>
> On 4/18/06, ian douglas <id@w98.us> wrote:
> > > The only thing is that the existing jewels are really good-looking
> > > and it would be a pity to replace them with a set that aren't at least
> as nice.
> >
> > What about just exchanging the colors?
> >
> > ie: make the white jewels blue, the blue ones green, the green ones
> > orange, etc.
> >
> > I'd think that'd be enough since the rockbox icons are different enough?
> >
> > -id
> >
>
>
>
>
Received on Tue Apr 18 19:51:19 2006


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