Message #469

From: Roice Nelson <>
Subject: Re: [MC4D] Wikipedia
Date: Sat, 05 Apr 2008 16:22:52 -0500

Yes, please reuse those images if you like!

I remember Remi talking about doing a Polish solution at one point as well.
I wonder if he ever published anything?

Also, I don’t know how well it really works since I’m not bilingual, but
have you guys seen google translate? For example, here would be the first
page of the solution in Spanish:

Google does not have urban English though. You have to go to gizoogle for
that :)

On Sat, Apr 5, 2008 at 2:32 PM, Melinda Green <>

> 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
> -Melinda
> 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
> > ,___