On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 00:16 +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote: > On Wed, May 12, 2004 at 02:36:14PM +0200, Martin Dickopp wrote: > > "Humberto Massa" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > > > > In another topic, I prefer the term "copyrighted". "Copyrightable" is > > > an ugly, ugly term... and everything that is copyrightable is > > > copyrighted by default... > > > > I see a fine distinction between the two terms. For example, a work > > created by the U.S. government is not copyrighted. > > This is shameless verbing of a noun and therefore doesn't *have* a > definition. Copyright is a noun. > Wrong. My 1991 edition of the Oxford English Dictionary lists a transitive verb with the meaning "secure copyright for". Scott -- Have you ever, ever felt like this? Had strange things happen? Are you going round the twist?
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