MMD Editing or Frankensteining? A response ...MMD Editing or Frankensteining? A response ... by Trackdancer
I thought this subject was pretty much laid to rest, but apparently it still keeps raising its ugly head and, well let's put it this way, I hate to let sloppy reasoning slide and demolishing sloppy reasoning is fun.
So what's this all about? First off this is definitely GM34's fault. He wrote to me asking about a transgender UTAU that he was interested in using for an upcoming project and wanted to know "its" name. And I told him it was Namine Ritsu, and went to look for a link for him. Now whenever you do a search for Namine Ritsu, you're going to bring up Nanami Watabe's name. And since he has a DA account I clicked there and found that he faved a certain journal.
You might want to give that journal a quick read before proceeding here as basically this is a rebuttal as well as a partially constructive response to the arguments presented in that journal. And whilst I'm at it I'm going to demolish some other myths that the Japanese MMDC has about us s
MMD Towards an understanding of the Japanese MMDCMMD Towards an understanding of the Japanese MMDC by Trackdancer
Recently there has been a controversy between YamiSweet and the administrators of Bowlroll.net. The gist of it is that Bowlroll had removed some of her files from their server due to "TOS violations". However, this discussion isn't about this controversy as it's well documented and as far as the two parties are concerned it seems to have been resolved amicably and I am not, in writing this article, attempting to re-ignite the discussion. If you want to read more, please visit these pages: http://fav.me/d5ucxlq and http://fav.me/d65bv6j
I have been an admirer of Ms.YamiSweet work for quite awhile and I am definitely impressed by her level of maturity. In addition, I really do feel she did all she could to handle the situation well. As unlike many DA MMDers, she has, to the best of my knowledge, always taken pains to do things correctly.
What is more worrisome, however, are some of the comments on these pages and this is what this article wi
We should improve basic education for net useIn this article, I'll talk why it is necessary to improve basic education for net use.We should improve basic education for net use by CML-P
This issues can be found on early age of telephone, a "Prank call" problem.
Communication with telephone, mobile, internet surely lack some important information.
Although not a few people thinks that such devices are pretty good and perfect.
Even if there a rumor with photo, it's not enough to indicate overall the fact.
People can warp original event during relaying messages, so hearing a rumor on the grapevine easily changes its original means.
Moreover, there are people who plots intentional misunderstanding between others for only his/her benefit.
We should keep careful to treat rumors, getting multiple sources, disclosing rumor's identity, and NOT TO BELIEVE A NEWS WITH SINGLE SOURCE.
In www, a false information can be easily spread into all over the world.
So we should teach how to prevent these issues not only for them, but only for us.
Thank you TrackDancer to submit an article "Chibi Gumi's
MMD is your model protected by US Copyright Laws?MMD is your model protected by US Copyright Laws? by Trackdancer
WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT
This all started when I saw a page created by RaikuHoshigami in which he presented the Terms of Usage which Japanese modeler Arlvit uses in the readme.txt that accompanies his model of Touhou character Sakuya Izayoi for MMD.
The original page and the discussion that lead to the writing of this journal can be viewed here:
To keep this brief, basically I found it an interesting exercise to see exactly how valid those terms really are from a purely legal sense, and by extension how valid other rules created by other MMD modelers and MMD model editors actually are. Note that I prefixed the last two groups with "MMD" and that is because this article will only discuss models made specifically for MMD (Miku Miku Dance). These restrictions and definitions are necessary for reasons that should be obvious as you read on.
MMD AS AN ART FORM
Current Residence: Nebraska|
Favourite genre of music: Christian Rock
Operating System: .um ...windows vista and 7
MP3 player of choice: it's pink
Shell of choice: turtle
Wallpaper of choice: white
Skin of choice: cow
Favourite cartoon character: Hinata
Personal Quote: Serve thunderstorms cause balding
If you have a problem with me send me a note and do not send someone else to do it for you.
I am an adult...not a miner...please remember than. I will not roll play with you. I am just not into it.
I am not here to win a popularity contest. I am glad you are here, but I am not afraid to tell you off if you are rude to me.
MMD, UTAU, and META are my hobbies. I am nice enough to share my data with you for free. Please, respect my rules. I do not have to share anything with you.
good ways to get blocked by me: Be rude to me, be rude to others. edit models that should not be edited for attention, distributions of models that should not be distributed for attention, be a troll. There are people that are block and don't know it. Because I will not tell you.
I don't take model request but...read this for more info - fav.me/d3l6ijo
All my stuff has readmes but there are also my main rules too - fav.me/d54nydc
I am a Christian and this is your warning...I am not just believing because someone told me to. I have thought though my beliefs. I am not going to hide my beliefs just because it offends someone. I will not being it up, or force it on you. If you have question you can send me a note. I will not hate you because you believe something different than me.
I don't get mad easily. People tend to assume that someone is mad when they respond, but I will let you know if I am upset. If I don't say it. then I am not mad.
This is my thanks for the watches and favorites. I get a lot it would take to long to reply to every one. Thanks
I will have items that require points to download. That is only for early download. I will have it for free after the next Wednesday. I am just trying to raise some points so I can get upgrade.