From: Baltissen, GJPAA (Ruud) (ruud.baltissen_at_abp.nl)
Date: 2004-06-18 13:17:15
Hallo Groepaz, > i find that point very funny. they own rights to all and > every c64 game? Only the games they own themself or have legal bindings with. (don't know other words) > i dont even think they own the > right to the c64 roms, or any other software for that matter. I wouldn't bet on that. > > With this emulator they have a reason to forbid > > publishing systemROMs as wel but..... > > ...they cant do it because they are talking BS :o) What makes you so sure they do? The one thing I can do is to ask them if they can proove they still on the rights. > thats also complete BS. every connecter present on the c64 is > an industry standard in some way. hell, even the IEE bus is one. The connectors, yes, but the way it is used, no. The fact that IBM didn't patent their ISA-bus enabled other firms to clone its PC's. Then IBM produced the PS/2 and patented the MCA-bus. Other manufacturers were not interested in paying royalties and came up with the VLB- and PCI-bus. > you could still legally reverse engineer them and make hardware > that connects to it. I'll ask this question as well. Hallo Anders, > From your message, it seems that the people in charge are concerned > to do the "right" things and make proper judgements and decisions. Exactly, the last thing they want to do is to drive the old community away. -- ___ / __|__ / / |_/ Groetjes, Ruud \ \__|_\ \___| URL: Ruud.C64.org =====DISCLAIMER================================================================= De informatie in dit e-mailbericht is vertrouwelijk en uitsluitend bestemd voor de geadresseerde. Wanneer u dit bericht per abuis ontvangt, verzoeken wij u contact op te nemen met de afzender per kerende e-mail. Verder verzoeken wij u in dat geval dit e-mailbericht te vernietigen en de inhoud ervan aan niemand openbaar te maken. Wij aanvaarden geen aansprakelijkheid voor onjuiste, onvolledige dan wel ontijdige overbrenging van de inhoud van een verzonden e-mailbericht, noch voor daarbij overgebrachte virussen. The information contained in this e-mail is confidential and may be privileged. It may be read, copied and used only by the intended recipient. If you have received it in error, please contact the sender immediately by return e-mail; please delete in this case the e-mail and do not disclose its contents to any person. We don't accept liability for any errors, omissions, delays of receipt or viruses in the contents of this message which arise as a result of e-mail transmission. Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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