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Re: Bass players - what's a good stomp pedal for FAT tone?

Sorry I didn't see this post, I guess you got me on my conscience with
this one as I do feel slightly less comfortable knowing it was your
design. Congrats on that by the way it is great, I wish he would do a
vexter version though, i'd be all over it then.

On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 11:13 PM, Charles Zwicky <cazwicky@earthlink.net> 
> Well,  I designed the circuit.  I licensed it to Z-vex,  and I think it's
> unethical to steal.  Just because something is legal does not mean it's
> morally correct.
> Karma indeed...
> -Chuck Zwicky
>> Unless Zvex holds a patent on this circuit it does not infringe upon
>> intellectual property.
>> It may be in questionable taste, or even bad karma, but it isn't 
>> Here's one of several web posts I found on the issue:
>> http://www.intelproplaw.com/Copyright/Forum/msg/385.shtml
>> "The copyright only protects the mode of expression, not the idea 
>> in it.
>> Unless there is a patent involved you are free to make as much use of 
>> circuit
>> as you want."
>> Jeff
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Charles Zwicky [mailto:cazwicky@earthlink.net]
>> Sent: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 12:20 PM
>> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>> Subject: Re: Bass players - what's a good stomp pedal for FAT tone?
>> It does infringe upon intellectual property, however, and as a
>> musician you should respect that.
>> -Chuck Zwicky
>>> It's not thiervery, only PCB layouts can be copyrighted and at the end
>>> of the day most modern boutique pedals are simply clones with tweaks,
>>> case in point the Malekko pedal I recommended which is a clone of the
>>> Brassmaster but it would be way harder to build and if you get a
>>> Germainium one source good trannys could be a pain.
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