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Capt._Tenneal
12-21-2004, 10:13 AM
I'm just seeking clarification (or maybe reassurance http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif) -- will skins and/or skin makers be caught up in all this licensing and copyright mess with the plane companies ?

Capt._Tenneal
12-21-2004, 10:13 AM
I'm just seeking clarification (or maybe reassurance http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif) -- will skins and/or skin makers be caught up in all this licensing and copyright mess with the plane companies ?

MaxMhz
12-21-2004, 10:17 AM
No.

As long as you don't use someone else's skin for commercial use without permission.

Capt.LoneRanger
12-21-2004, 10:31 AM
The problem is the companies designation for the planes. You are not allowed to have an advertisement with the label XY for your own product. A picture of that plane or the way it is painted cannot be saved by copyright, AFAIK.

That does not apply to skin files. They are software and cannot be sold or loaned without permission of the original author.

willyvic
12-21-2004, 11:37 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Capt.LoneRanger:

That does not apply to skin files. They are software and cannot be sold or loaned without permission of the original author. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

However, proving they are the product of the skinner is a mighty feat. Virtually anyone can claim a skin is theirs.

WV

BlakJakOfSpades
12-21-2004, 11:40 AM
hey willy, you're using my skin in your sig!!!

MaxMhz
12-21-2004, 11:43 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BlakJakOfSpades:
hey willy, you're using my skin in your sig!!! <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

He can - it's not commercial http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/88.gif

mortoma
12-21-2004, 02:02 PM
quote:
Originally posted by Capt.LoneRanger:

That does not apply to skin files. They are software and cannot be sold or loaned without permission of the original author.


__________________________________________________ ___________



Loaned?? There is no such word in the English language. 'Loan' is a noun and has no past tense. The verb tenses are 'lend' or past tense 'lent'. A 'loan', is what you get ( a thing ) when you borrow money from someone or or an institution. Lend or lent is the action.

MaxMhz
12-21-2004, 02:05 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by mortoma:
quote:
Originally posted by Capt.LoneRanger:

That does not apply to skin files. They are software and cannot be sold or loaned without permission of the original author.


__________________________________________________ ___________



Loaned?? There is no such word in the English language. 'Loan' is a noun and has no past tense. The verb tenses are 'lend' or past tense 'lent'. A 'loan', is what you get ( a thing ) when you borrow money from someone or or an institution. Lend or lent is the action. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

HAH !
You didn't see Dark Blue World then...

It's not "Software" either http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif
But it IS "original art" and therefore you need permission to use it commercialy http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

MEGILE
12-21-2004, 06:50 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by mortoma:


Loaned?? There is no such word in the English language. 'Loan' is a noun and has no past tense. The verb tenses are 'lend' or past tense 'lent'. A 'loan', is what you get ( a thing ) when you borrow money from someone or or an institution. Lend or lent is the action. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Incorrect. According to the Cambridge online dictionary, Loan can be used as either a noun or verb. Although admittedly, the verb usage is a newer invention.

LStarosta
12-21-2004, 08:27 PM
I heard a word needs to be in three published works before it is eligible for being put in the dictionary. Is that true?

I wonder if Shizzle is in the dictionary. Surely it has been in many a rapper's liner notes.

mortoma
12-21-2004, 09:28 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Megile:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by mortoma:


Loaned?? There is no such word in the English language. 'Loan' is a noun and has no past tense. The verb tenses are 'lend' or past tense 'lent'. A 'loan', is what you get ( a thing ) when you borrow money from someone or or an institution. Lend or lent is the action. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Incorrect. According to the Cambridge online dictionary, Loan can be used as either a noun or verb. Although admittedly, the verb usage is a newer invention. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>Well that's probably only because people have bastardized and misused the loan verb thing so long that it's becoming accepted in some circles as 'proper'. But originally ( and the way it was until recently ), I am quite correct. And personally, I don't consider an online dictionary to be authorative. Only Webster's and Oxford and similar are acceptable by me. And even if you count loan as a verb, there still is no "loaned" past tense form. So I'm still totally 100% correct, hehehehe. Not like many people care though....

MaxMhz
12-22-2004, 03:14 AM
http://members.home.nl/maxmhz/loan.gif

It's Loan - Lend - Lent
Loaned does exist as an adjective http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

http://members.home.nl/maxmhz/loaned.gif

And lent is also

http://members.home.nl/maxmhz/lent.gif

Oh boy is english complicated lol