Re: Tetris packages - need a less-trademarked name
David Welton <email@example.com> writes:
> On Wed, 10 Sep 1997, Jim Pick wrote:
> > Nyetris?
> TNT - TNT's Not Tetris, to borrow on a theme...
I'm not sure about extending this thread, but...
The four-block shapes can be called `tetrominoes'. We could just
call them "Tetro" or "Tetrom" based on this. Would this still be a
problem? It predates the "Tetris" game just a bit. (IANAL)
Maybe we whould just describe them as "tetromino games". I've also
seen it called a "falling bricks game".
 Gardner, Martin. _Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions_, G. Bell
and Sons Ltd., London, 1959. Previously published in Scientific
Carey Evans <*> http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/
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