RE: Is your documentation copyrighted?

Subject: RE: Is your documentation copyrighted?
From: "McClare, Scott" <smcclare -at- neptec -dot- com>
To: "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 15:45:10 -0500

TrishGreen [mailto:TrishGreen -at- austin -dot- rr -dot- com] said:

> Another common and extremely cheap and easy way to copyright your stuff is
> to simply stuff it into an envelope and mail it to yourself. DON'T OPEN
THE
> ENVELOPE, when it comes in. It's the postmark that proves that you were
the
> first to smith those words.

I've watched the copyright thread for the last couple of days, and so far
I'm surprised that no one has pointed out a very obvious reason that a
postmarked, sealed envelope actually proves nothing about the ownership of
the contents . . . Any takers?

Take care,

Scott

--
Scott A. McClare - Technical Writer
Neptec Design Group Ltd., Kanata, Ontario, Canada
(613) 599-7603 x504
smcclare -at- neptec -dot- com




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