Re: stl reader for Copyright application

From: Bill Richards (billr@virtcon.com)
Date: Sat May 03 2003 - 04:23:39 EEST


Use VRML instead of STL. This way the 3D model can be reviewed in 3D
from any angle. But I think just a clear image of the object would be
acceptable to the Patent office. But I think it would be best to defer
to the opinion of those more experienced with filing patents for advice
on this.

          Bill Richards

                "- A day without sunshine is like- night."

On Friday, May 2, 2003, at 01:11 PM, Jonathan Chertok wrote:

> List,
>
> Can anyone recommend an stl file "reader" that I could include on a CD
> Rom with an application to the Copyright Office? This would accompany
> some stl files and was hoping someone could advise as to whether I
> would need some specific software to avoid anything that might get me
> hung up with some kind of inappropriate use problems.
>
> A nice simple interface that would let someone roll the shape around
> would be cool. Most of the work was sent through Materialise Magics...
>
> Perhaps Bathsheba might be so kind as to offer some experience on this
> one? Thanks list.
>
> - Jonathan
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