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  Topic: I need your help on copyright
lorenzo

Replies: 12
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PostForum: League Business   Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:34 pm   Subject: I need your help on copyright
A commercial licence is one that doesn't allow for free use. Your licence terms do allow for others to use your work commercially, whereas a traditional commercial licence would disallow that unless s ...
  Topic: I need your help on copyright
lorenzo

Replies: 12
Views: 104

PostForum: League Business   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:59 pm   Subject: I need your help on copyright
Adding a CC license should be no problem, I would only have a problem with adding a commercial licence to a submission since M.A.I.L. is a non-commercial organization.

Also, I should point out that ...
  Topic: Ethics of copying someone's design and validity of IP
lorenzo

Replies: 10
Views: 568

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:43 pm   Subject: Ethics of copying someone's design and validity of IP
In my experience copyright law is very subjective in practice. Copying something for non-commercial purposes is generally fine. If you create something based someone else's original design without mak ...
  Topic: back
lorenzo

Replies: 11
Views: 368

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:21 pm   Subject: back
Yes, after all these years they still manage to cleverly foil my potty mouth.
  Topic: back
lorenzo

Replies: 11
Views: 368

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:07 pm   Subject: back
Welcome back but it's pretty dead here the last few years, all the cool kids are on facebook or dren now.
  Topic: strongest rings
lorenzo

Replies: 1
Views: 349

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:58 pm   Subject: strongest rings
Welded rings are the strongest by far, next would be riveted rings. Both of those options require equipment to join the rings and then heat treatment afterwards.

Key/split rings are a good choice i ...
  Topic: aluminum and heat
lorenzo

Replies: 2
Views: 375

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:06 pm   Subject: aluminum and heat
The aluminum alloys TRL uses will begin to lose strength at approx. 350F or 175C. Direct exposure to a candle flame is at least 800C so it would anneal the metal making the rings very soft and weak. H ...
  Topic: The making of titanium riveted mail
lorenzo

Replies: 13
Views: 693

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:52 am   Subject: The making of titanium riveted mail
When I wrote "so thick" I meant in relation to your ring diameter which has a large effect on tumbling a finished piece. In medieval shirts wire thickness is normally varied, with the effect ...
  Topic: The making of titanium riveted mail
lorenzo

Replies: 13
Views: 693

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:35 pm   Subject: The making of titanium riveted mail
I assume that you already know you have one ring backwards?

Overall the rings look serviceable and sturdy but rather rough compared to most historical pieces. Shaping and polishing your flattening ...
  Topic: A question about historical maille inlay use
lorenzo

Replies: 12
Views: 594

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:08 pm   Subject: A question about historical maille inlay use
Thanks, I'm going to have to check into why the http version or our web address redirects to a scam site.

Also, here's a more typical decoration.

http://www.mailleartisans.org/gallery/gallerydis ...
  Topic: A question about historical maille inlay use
lorenzo

Replies: 12
Views: 594

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:25 pm   Subject: A question about historical maille inlay use
https://www.khm.at/en/objectdb/detail/373216
  Topic: Another new ancient weave for the library.
lorenzo

Replies: 6
Views: 780

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Thu May 23, 2019 3:05 pm   Subject: Another new ancient weave for the library.
Yeah, those are bar rings, that's pretty typical for eastern mail. Bar rings and split rings are used more or less interchangeably for normal rings.
  Topic: Another new ancient weave for the library.
lorenzo

Replies: 6
Views: 780

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Wed May 08, 2019 8:45 pm   Subject: Another new ancient weave for the library.
Yep that looks like the right one, thanks. I guess we're just waiting for Narrina to add the information then. Maybe I should send a PM about it.
  Topic: Another new ancient weave for the library.
lorenzo

Replies: 6
Views: 780

PostForum: Weaves Discussion   Posted: Mon May 06, 2019 10:47 pm   Subject: Another new ancient weave for the library.
It's a very unusual piece. Definitely a J4-1 variant.

https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-a-buddhist-devotee-spreading-a-heavy-chain-mail-coat-which-was-made-76996563.html
  Topic: Strongest Weave
lorenzo

Replies: 47
Views: 13740

PostForum: Knitting Circle   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:33 pm   Subject: Strongest Weave
I think the shrinkage is predictable enough for many purposes but yeah those are not likely going to be precision gears.
 
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