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Does anyone remember me talking about some sort of a "tuggummi all" pack a while back? Well i've decided that i won't go through all of the presets and "fix" them or anything, it's my AVS history and i don't really want to change history. If a preset breaks simply because it was made with a older AVS version, then so be it! Besides will be "fun" to watch how i've made progress and grown as a AVS artist and what mistakes i've made back then, no?
So i decided i should just wrap it up in a nice clean package, but now i've run into another problem, remixes</b>. I just don't know what to do with them... i mean who "owns" the remix? The original artist? The remixer? What's the copyright on those things? Im a even allowed to spread them as i please or do i need to ask permission? I thought about re-contacting all the remixers and ask again for permission, but this would be very time consuming effort and even practically impossible on some remixerers case (some people just popped in and out and were never heard again, or some of even the old folks have left since).
So to include or not to include remixes, that is indeed the question.
Do i include them take my shot and hope no one complains?
Or do i cut em all out and play safe?

Your opinion?
Help? :please:
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yathosho Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2006
good choice not to go through the presets again.. if you feel pressure to do so you could still release a remastered packie ;P
t-k Featured By Owner May 2, 2006
dude, seriously i dont think anyone will mind. i personalli dont. i recall we all just added a mention of the artists involved on a comment. i dont think u would need to do more than that. i always considered the avs artists of 'our' time a few years ago had a very good understanding among eachother. i cant comment on the current situation though since iv been out of the scene for so long. ;P

i rememeber you mentioning this pack idea. i like what your going to do by not editing them. its always felt good to go through everything iv made in the past and really see how much i improved. go for it, man. cant wait to see it!
maxpudding Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2006
jusssttt doooo ittttt..........
jay-fatboy Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2006
I don't remember this idea, hardly I remember any Idea written and kept in a waterproof box. Anyway it Is a good idea and if any of these remixes have been published already once and the other person has not flamed you for it, then I can't see a problem and moving on with it, as everyone would be happy of being republished. Yay.
jay-fatboy Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2006
Hm... Seems that i missed an "unless" somewhere up there between the ideas. Oh well...
ebjcoat Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2006  Professional Photographer
you should just put the remixes in and say who did them. That way you are giving credit to the remixer. You are partly the creator of the remixes so you should be able to redistribute them as you wish.
halfliquid Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2006
I would try to ask $realitysquared -- because I have no idea.

nemoorange Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2006
Just as long as all the artists involved in the creation of the work of the preset are recognized, I don't imagine it would be much of a problem. Think about ^yathosho's stuff. He remixes presets of remixes taking elements from old old presets, so figuring out who made the damn thing can be convoluted.

And yes, I do remember that one-big-pack idea from a couple years ago. Kind of a cool idea, but I think a best-of/reworks pack would be better as you always want to put out your best stuff.
tuggummi Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2006
I don't really want to put out the best with this collection, i just want everything i've ever made to be available once again since i've purged them from time to time out of the net. But maybe as a separate pack, who knows?
Grandchild Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2006
If you got remixed, it's somehow a present to you :) share it!
And vice-versa: Since I think you wouldn't publish a preset that is more of a rip than a remix [in case you did such things in your early days :p] I guess it'd be pretty safe to release them alongside with clear credits because it's your work too and promotes the original artist as well.

[and of course we want to see these remixes too :D]

tuggummi Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2006
Amazingly i never ripped anyone, not even when i was n00by n00bsb0rn :confused: I always gave credit where credit is due, though i rarely used other people's work either :confused:

I always just wanted to do it myself =p
Denkensiefursich Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2006
If you remixed their presets, ask.
If they remixed your presets, no need to ask.

At least that's how I've always thought of it. :confused:
tuggummi Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2006
Yeah, it's mostly people who have remixed me, everything i've remixed went straight to other packs, never into my own.
WotL Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2006  Hobbyist
Use them, no matter if it's your remix or if someone remixed you.. unless the comments clearly tells you not to use it.
mysterious-w Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2006
Yeah, they created the remixes to be shared, as long as you give credit to them in the installer/description, that should do.
framesofreality Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2006
I doubt anyone will complain.
Just do it.
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