True. I did actually think of that. I suppose requests for specifc patches, documentation, or service packs can be posted to this group. But the fulfillment of those requests will have to be from one list member to another, rather than to the group. This is the case anyway, since we are not supposed to post attachments to this group.
I just don't know what all you folks are up to ;-) Best regards, Ivan Baggett Bagotronix Inc. website: www.bagotronix.com ----- Original Message ----- From: "Brad Velander" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "'Protel EDA Forum'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2001 2:47 PM Subject: Re: [PEDA] Altium Total Support Brochure > Ivan, > by the same reasoning that you have brought to light, any of us > lowly users archiving and then distributing copyrighted material would > surely be under the same threat. It would have to be done offline of the > users forum so that big brother could not interfere or know who might be > performing this valuable service. > > Sincerely, > Brad Velander. > > Lead PCB Designer > Norsat International Inc. > #300 - 4401 Still Creek Drive, > Burnaby, B.C., Canada, V5C 6G9. > Tel (604) 292-9089 (direct line) > Fax (604) 292-9010 > Website: www.norsat.com > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Bagotronix Tech Support [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2001 7:55 AM > To: Protel EDA Forum > Subject: Re: [PEDA] Altium Total Support Brochure > > > Thanks for the link. The only problem I see with this archive website is > that it has too visible a presence. If Altium told them to get rid of any > copyrighted materials with a Protel copyright, they would have to do so or > face legal wrangling. And I wonder if they have the service packs. Even if > the "fair use" part of copyright law protects the archive's right to store > text information, I doubt that it extends to software service packs. Not > too long ago, a Protel user of v3.X was able to receive the service packs > from another user on this forum, even though Protel was no longer making it > available for download. If Protel won't support their old releases with > downloadable patches, we will have to take matters into our own hands. > > So, I think we still need some folks from this list to archive the Protel > stuff independently (and discreetly). > > Best regards, > Ivan Baggett > Bagotronix Inc. > website: www.bagotronix.com * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/leave.html * * Contact the list manager: * mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * Forum Guidelines Rules: * http://www.techservinc.com/protelusers/forumrules.html * * Browse or Search previous postings: * http://firstname.lastname@example.org * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *