On 04-May-2001 Christoph Simon wrote:
> On Thu, 03 May 2001 22:34:20 -0300 (BRT)
> Carlos Laviola <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 03-May-2001 Arthur Korn wrote:
>> > Adam Heath schrieb:
>> >> Um, "Free as a Bird" is a song, and copyrighted, so they can't go in
>> >> main.
>> > Copyrighting old german proverbs? *shudder*
>> German? Worldwide, AFAICT. (At least in Brazil, and most other countries, a
>> white pigeon is a symbol of freedom and peace)
> The german expression has a somewhat special history. Some centuries
> ago, a person could be declared to be "vogelfrei", as free as a bird,
> but in a not so romantic sense, as he would find himself disprovided
> of any kind of legal protection. If anybody wanted to harm or even
> kill him, he wouldn't be persecuted for that.
Wow! Interesting story... There are some people out there who need to be
declared "vogelfrei"... >:)
> Christoph Simon
Are you saying that vi isn't good? Huh?! :P
carlos laviola - icq #55799523
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- Re: rfc1149
- From: Christoph Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>