Re: (C) vs ©
Shriramana Sharma <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I have heard that in copyright declarations like:
> Copyright (C) 2007, Company X, Country Y. All rights reserved.
> it is incorrect to use (C) in place of the symbol © which is the
> strict copyright symbol. Is this so? If yes, why?
It's possibly not a valid copyright indicator. The © symbol is
unambiguous under the law, and thus preferred.
> Further, whether (C) or ©, isn't it superfluous to use it after the
> word "copyright" which itself means the same thing?
Superfluous, yes. It is often helpful to the reader though. I
recommend having the notice give the full "Copyright © 2007 Foo Bar"
form, unless there are extreme issues of space.
\ "I bet one legend that keeps recurring throughout history, in |
`\ every culture, is the story of Popeye." -- Jack Handey |
- (C) vs ©
- From: Shriramana Sharma <email@example.com>