Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-24 Thread Gordon Joly
On 23/07/17 03:45, Comet styles wrote: > if anything, wikimedia stole their idea :P Yup! Prior art. Gordo ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-23 Thread Comet styles
if anything, wikimedia stole their idea :P -- Cometstyles ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-22 Thread Gordon Joly
On 21/07/17 20:38, quiddity wrote: > Related discussions at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Wikimedia_merchandise#Puzzle_Globe > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Wikimedia_merchandise#3D_Puzzle_Globe_Paperweight >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-21 Thread quiddity
Related discussions at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Wikimedia_merchandise#Puzzle_Globe https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Wikimedia_merchandise#3D_Puzzle_Globe_Paperweight https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_merchandise/Design_ideas#3D_Puzzle_Globe and other notes at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-21 Thread James Heilman
Yes I have looked into creating such an object and I still think it is a cool idea. I have the plain world one sitting on my desk. I think I bought it via amazon. James On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 3:45 AM, ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ) < viswapra...@gmail.com> wrote: > On the other hand, we should think

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-21 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
On the other hand, we should think of creating a mercantile toy / SWAG of the same style. :) On 21 July 2017 at 14:33, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel wrote: > Ammm.. Anyone know where I can buy such a globe? ;) > > > - Sent from mobile > > On Jul 18, 2017 16:28, "Trey Jones"

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-21 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Ammm.. Anyone know where I can buy such a globe? ;) - Sent from mobile On Jul 18, 2017 16:28, "Trey Jones" wrote: Searching google images for *jigsaw globe* or *jigsaw sphere *gives many similar images. I don't think Wikipedia owns the rights to the idea of a sphere made

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-19 Thread Michael Peel
Jigsaw globes have been around for a little longer than Wikipedia... http://www.sites.hps.cam.ac.uk/whipple/explore/globes/jigsawpuzzleglobe/ Thanks, Mike > On 19 Jul 2017, at 05:35, Tomasz Ganicz wrote: > > I guess trademark for Wikipedia logo does not extend to all

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-19 Thread Tomasz Ganicz
I guess trademark for Wikipedia logo does not extend to all jigsaw globe models. There are hundreds of producers of such toys: https://www.google.pl/search?q=jigsaw+globe=isch 2017-07-18 15:27 GMT+02:00 Trey Jones : > Searching google images for *jigsaw globe* or *jigsaw

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-18 Thread Trey Jones
Searching google images for *jigsaw globe* or *jigsaw sphere *gives many similar images. I don't think Wikipedia owns the rights to the idea of a sphere made of jigsaw pieces. The particular image on the cover of that book is derived from a stock photo:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-18 Thread James Heilman
These have been around a long time. You can buy them places such as here https://www.baudville.com/awards/trophies/magnetic-puzzle-globe-trophy-world-of-difference/details/7/1/79295 J On Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 1:37 AM, Gordon Joly wrote: > > >