Re: Re[4]: How one fellow sees us

Subject: Re: Re[4]: How one fellow sees us
From: Romay Jean Sitze <rositze -at- NMSU -dot- EDU>
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 1994 21:33:54 -0600

This idea is ancient and as far as I know, Virginia Krenn is right.

> I don't agree with your criticism of Richard's post. I think that when
> wnash -at- sunquest -dot- com wrote a diatribe against the Techwriter's list that he
> gave up any rights that he may have had to not have his message
> to the very same list that he railed against.

> It seems that there is a point of law that says everyone has a right to
> "face their accuser" or in this case to at least know what they're being
> accused of.

> Virginia

> ______________________________ Reply Separator
> Author: Karen Kay <karenk -at- netcom -dot- com> at SMTP

> Richard Mateosian said:
> > >I would caution against the reposting of someone's
> > >message without their prior permission.
> >
> > I find this a little strange, given that a large percentage of the messages
> > on this and most other lists contain, in toto, the message they are
> > responding to. Exactly what consequences should I be cautious of? ...RM

> A lot of people consider reposting a message to another list without
> the author's permission a rude thing to do. I certainly would not be
> at all happy if someone reposted something I wrote here to another
> list without asking me for permission to do so. (Or if someone used
> something I wrote in an article without my permission--we've already
> been around once about *that* topic.)

> Also, it could be construed as a violation of copyright.

> I'm not at all sure about quoting the entire message in a response. On
> the other hand, if that's part of an ongoing conversation, I suppose
> it could be construed as fair use. This strikes me as very different
> in intent (though also poor manners, of course) because it's in the
> same forum.

> Karen
> karenk -at- netcom -dot- com

* RoMay Sitze rositze -at- nmsu -dot- edu *
* Mirrors should reflect a *
* little before throwing *
* back images. *
* -Jean Cocteau- *

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