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Re: CANADIAN Freight Cars

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  • Clark Gregory
    I would suggest you talk to a copyright lawyer. Just a few changes won t work. (I am not a lawyer.) Good luck, Clark
    Message 1 of 15 , Mar 31, 2009
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      I would suggest you talk to a copyright lawyer. Just a few changes won't work. (I am not a lawyer.)

      Good luck,
      Clark

      --- In z_scale@yahoogroups.com, "W.R.Dixon" <WRDixon@...> wrote:
      >
      > Loren wrote:
      > > ok, but maybe we can just "donate" some money to the guy who would produce
      > > them.. Isn't there some way to get around the red tape?
      > > Grrrrrrrr............
      > > Loren
      >
      > Do a different but still recognizable version of the car.
      > The prototype has black reporting marks and other lettering on green. RR
      > crews I have talked to have commented on how hard it is to read that
      > lettering at night. Given their comments I find it surprising that the
      > AAR (or whatever association governs such things) has not required them
      > to correct this problem.
      >
      > So do a version with White lettering. Change the smear. Change the
      > flower a bit (you will have to to make it print right in Z Scale) and
      > copyright it.
      >
      > Make a run. They will most likely try and grumble but given the way that
      > copyright law works your different version should be OK. The best part
      > is if the prototype corrects their lettering to white you get to talk to
      > them about copying your version. Could be fun!.
      >
      > Bill Dixon
      >
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