I'm not a lawyer (and I don't play one on TV, either), but I don't see
how publication in any medium of a URL to an item in a publicly available
archive infringes on the original poster's copyright. It seems to me that
publishing a URL is analogous to publishing the ISBN number for a work
published in hard. All you are doing is facilitating someone's ability to
access the original work which is already publicly available.

If you want to carry the copyright thing to such an extreme, how
about forbidding the inclusion of any portion of the original posting
in all replies? That seems to be more of a rights violation to me than
publishing a URL to a public archive.

My opinions only; I don't speak for Intel (particularly on intellectual 
Fred Ridder
Parsippany, NJ

>From: Art Campbell <art.campbell at gmail.com>
>To: Jakob Fix <jakob.fix at gmail.com>
>CC: Framers List <framers at frameusers.com>
>Subject: Re: add Framers list to gmane.org?
>Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 10:43:53 -0500
>I don't see anything in the archive site that implies that FM posts are not
>still copyright by the author.

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