Re: URGENT: Immediate ethical issue

Subject: Re: URGENT: Immediate ethical issue
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- editors-writers -dot- info>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 05 May 2003 10:23:09 -0700 (PDT)

On Mon, 5 May 2003 10:13:32 -0700 (PDT), DaLy wrote:

> Hi Bonnie,
> I read your initial post and have a question. What
> kind of document are you reviewing? If the document is
> explaining a standard (such as ISO), then the complete
> standard (including an explanation - if one is
> given)has to be written word-for-word. This would not
> constitute plagiarism. I do not think that standards
> fall in the IP category. In fact, if a standard (and
> explanation) are incorrect, a legal battle could
> result with the company that hired you on the losing
> end.


No, the text was not standards. It was from working
Internet-Drafts or papers authored by others or
copyrighted by an organization.


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