Op di 26-08-2003, om 22:09 schreef Branden Robinson: > On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 02:05:54AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote: > > * Copyright requires the protected subject to be "original". > > I think that principle is unique to the U.S.; I wrote that sentence only after checking my course papers, so no, it's not unique to the U.S. > in fact, that's the whole > *point* of this subthread! I don't know about you, but _my_ point was that there's a difference between copyright law and database law; and that while copyright requires originality, database law *does* *not*. -- Wouter Verhelst Debian GNU/Linux -- http://www.debian.org Nederlandstalige Linux-documentatie -- http://nl.linux.org "Stop breathing down my neck." "My breathing is merely a simulation." "So is my neck, stop it anyway!" -- Voyager's EMH versus the Prometheus' EMH, stardate 51462.
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