Re: olc (TSR)

From: Joe (raven@skyenet.net)
Date: 09/10/95


> 
> On Sat, 9 Sep 1995, Ole Gjerde wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, 9 Sep 1995, Billy H. Chan (陈浩然) wrote:
> > 
> > > I'm also looking into implementing/obj-fying all the equip in the
> > > arms and equipment guide (yes, T$R), but would like to take the easy
> > > way out, if someone already has such a file... otherwise, once I'm
> > > done, I'd gladly put it public somewhere... same with the Monster
> > > Manual :)
> > 
> > This might be a problem.  TSR has copyright on that stuff, so if they 
> > wanted they could sue you :)
> > TSR was supposedly going to sue any muds with areas with mobs/objects 
> > that they have copyright on.
> > 
> > Just warning you :P
> > 
> 
> I don't think TSR would have a leg to stand on unless you are making 
> money off of the mud (which none of us Circle muds would dream of :).
> Suing a mud for using the monsters and objs as-is form thier manuals
> would be equivalent to climbing through your bathroom window and 
> arresting you and all your guests for playing an aD&d module.
> 
> Fireball
> 
> 

    I don't think they'd have to, but they could try, and the lawyer fees
    on your end could be horrid to say the least 'eh? heh especially
    when it's somehting that there not makin any money at :)



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