--- Brett <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On 6/20/06, Danial Thom <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > wrote: > > > > > > User manuals and how-tos don't generally get > > copyright notices, because there is nothing > > creative about it. Someone could write > exactly > > the same thing (just about), and you'd have > > little claim to it because its just a > procedural > > description. What, is the formatting of your > > index unique or something? > > Not at all. The entire procedure is unique. > That's why > it's helpful to others, hopefully. > > Check out the FreeBSD handbook. It's full of > copyright notices. > I don't think someone's going to come out with > a FreeBSD handbook > without images and claim that they wrote it, > and then get away with it. > And even then, the copyright notice is just a > formality. > > > > > > But that aside, I was more amused by the > subject > > "serious breach of copyright", as if someone > had > > taken your claim for writing War and Peace or > > something. They didn't even explicitly put a > > byline on it. Its just a how-to on a web > page. > > > > And where are the credits for all of the > how-tos > > you read to gain this knowledge? Why doesn't > > their work count? You should have a full > > bibliography. After all, credit is important! > > > > Like I said, who cares. > > > > DT > > Maybe we can get Ingrid to put your mailing address on there also so we can send you cards, gifts and cash donations. Can you make that about 2 points bigger also? We wouldn't want anyone to miss it. DT __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"