Message #66

From: Melinda Green <>
Subject: Re: [MC4D] Hola :)
Date: Tue, 03 Feb 2004 20:33:07 -0800

Don Hatch wrote:

> […]
> > note that they weren’t just being petty but simply defending their
> > patent. if you don’t send out such letters you can be seen as not
> > defending your patent and thereby abandoning it. i’d have done the same
> > in their position.
> No way, you would have offered to team up and market Rubik4D.

Good point though in reality i would have done both. in fact i did offer
to team up with them and make MC4D available for free from the official
rubik site. in the letter where they ok’ed the new name they also said
they would forward my suggestion but that was the last i’d heard from them.