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A guy who designs templates for Radio has copied (read stolen) the default Movable Type styles and created Radio themes that look just like them. I wonder if Ben and Mena are flattered or angry.

Timothy Appnel
September 20, 2002 12:48 PM

Since Dave Winer's group is ripping of MovbleType des this mean we can copy his? I always wanted a weblog with a big coffee cup on it. ;)

Adam Kalsey
September 29, 2002 12:13 AM

Just to clarify, Userland is not ripping of the designs. Bell doesn't work for Userland. He just creates Radio templates on his own. I don't think he's affiliated with Userland.

Dylan Tweney
October 2, 2002 8:03 AM

If he's copying Ben and Mena's designs, let's hope he at least leaves behind their teeny-tiny fixed font sizes. They make 80% of MT sites quite lovely, but also very hard to read on my monitor.

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