copyright on description

christian thompson cthompson at SEL.BARC.USDA.GOV
Fri Jun 3 12:22:29 CDT 2005


Your comments are very interesting and just start illustrating some of
the copyright issues. Do you get NSF or government funding? Read the
contract terms. Most never do, but there are assignment clauses usually
in them.

But it was your last line that got me:

What if you are dead?

Well, then I won't worry about my rights any more!


F. Christian Thompson
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