[Taxacom] Your input, please, on attribution, rights and licensing of names and compilations of names
stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Tue Mar 5 18:24:52 CST 2013
Well, given that there is an issue here (or there wouldn't be a workshop about it), there is obviously a "pro-copyright everything faction" of some description out there, so it is an audacious attempt by them, whoever they are ...
From: "Shorthouse, David" <david.shorthouse at umontreal.ca>
To: Taxacom <Taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
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Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Your input, please, on attribution, rights and licensing of names and compilations of names
On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 5:29 PM, Stephen Thorpe
<stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz> wrote:
> Well now! I guess given the number of greedy and territorial people out there, some of whom are taxonomists, this audacious attempt to take data out of the public domain was bound to raise its ugly head at some stage!
Who/what is the "this" to which you refer above? The point of the
workshop I gather is to do some educating and to nut out the issue.
As constructive contribution to the dialogue, my predecessor wrote a
summary of various flavours of CC licenses that will be of assistance:
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