Message #466

From: Melinda Green <>
Subject: Re: [MC4D] Wikipedia
Date: Sat, 05 Apr 2008 12:32:59 -0700

Roice is correct but I don’t think it matters in Oscar’s case because
while you and I are creating and distributing puzzles which someone
could argue might be confused with Rubik’s puzzles, Oscar is only
writing about these things. I think he can say whatever he likes even if
he’s wrong because the rules that apply to him are journalistic law and
not trademark law.

Just to muddy the waters, I want to offer to Oscar that if he likes,
I’ll be happy to add his translated pages to the Superliminal site
alongside yours. If you agree, it might make good sense for his pages to
include your same images


Roice Nelson wrote:
> Melinda will be able to answer better, but when I first made the
> MagicCube5D page, I remember she told me a subtle distinction that is
> important is to call the puzzles an analog. This is why the top of
> the MC5D page reads "5-dimensional analog of Rubik’s cube" instead of
> "5D Rubik’s Cube". This avoids calling our puzzles directly by their
> patented name.
> Roice
> ,___