Re: Supremes rule for freelancers

Subject: Re: Supremes rule for freelancers
From: Peter <pnewman1 -at- home -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2001 07:37:08 -0400

John Locke wrote:
> Well, I guess the main point of contention is, do you really own what you
> write? To play devil's advocate and carry the argument to an extreme, all
> the words we use are in the dictionary--can Daniel Webster (& his heirs)
> claim copyright to the entire English Language? Obviously not.

Generally, it is not the words that you own. It is the compilation of
those words that is the subject of the copyright.

Mailto:peternew -at- optonline -dot- net

Adapting old programs to fit new machines
usually means adapting new machines to
behave like old ones.


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