Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Remove PluginJewels from RockBox downloads immediately
Re: Remove PluginJewels from RockBox downloads immediately
From: Andrew 'ashridah' Pilley <ashridah_at_netspace.net.au>
Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2006 12:11:02 +1000
On Fri, 2006-04-14 at 21:39 -0400, bk wrote:
> How can they say there are copyright violations? Clearly none of the
> code is theirs since the Rockbox code is open and their game is
> proprietary, and the plugin author didn't copy any graphics, right?
> There's no trademark violations any more after the name change. I don't
> see how they can have any real legal complaint.
Well, they can try to claim copyright on the gameplay itself, since it's
clearly identical. I'm just not sure how far copyright law goes in this
instance, particularly since we're looking at an international issue.
Received on 2006-04-15