[Coco] [Color Computer] Re: RAINBOW scans
t.fadden at cox.net
Thu Aug 14 21:04:53 EDT 2008
As far as the "rainbow on a dvd", I hope I live long enough, (and be
functional) to see it! ha ha ha
Tim Fadden, 57 and holding.
Frank Pittel wrote:
> I'm going to have to respectfully agree and disagree with your email. :-)
> Personally if someone wants to scan the copies of Rainbow or any other
> magazine they have and post it on the web that's their business and I wish
> them the best of luck. I don't think there is any problem with someone mentioning
> the legal implications of what they're doing. I do agree that there is
> a bit of piling on that goes on. Interestingly enough none of the most vocal
> are lawyers or have consulted a lawyer. With the regularity that this issue
> seems to come up I think it's time we actually contact a lawyer and post
> the opinion of a lawyer into a faq of some sort and post it from time to time.
> I don't remember anyone actually threatening someone on list.
> I personally am looking forward to the "rainbow on a dvd" disk to become available
> so I can buy it.
> On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 12:14:56AM -0000, James Diffendaffer wrote:
>> Well... it didn't take long for the handful of people that run
>> roughshod over the mailing list to run off yet another person that
>> actually wants to do something for the CoCo. Congratulations, I hope
>> you are proud.
>> You don't own the copyrights, those that do couldn't prove damages
>> from copying a magazine that has been out of print for 20 years, and
>> yet you badger and threaten people? Absolutely unreal.
>> Any of you wonder why it's such a small community... gee... I don't
>> know... could it be hostility perhaps? You have no idea how many
>> times I've heard about the hostility of this group from other people
>> in other 8 bit forums.
>> The scan quality of the magazines that were put up was just passable
>> in some places. I don't see how that could compete with the Rainbow
>> on disk project.
>> Look, if you don't like something... fine! Nobody has a problem with
>> that, express your opinion. But please don't repeatedly argue and
>> threaten and try to badger them into submission. All that does is run
>> people off.
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