[Taxacom] Your input, please, on attribution, rights and licensing of names and compilations of names
Scott L. Gardner
slg at unl.edu
Tue Mar 5 22:56:48 CST 2013
This licensing of names will stifle scholarly communication and make
doing science trivial. All scholarly communication should be done at
cost and non-profit. SCOTT GARDNER
On 3/5/2013 4:07 PM, David Patterson wrote:
> The Global Names project will host a workshop to explore options and to
> make recommendations as to issues that relate to Attribution, Rights and
> Licensing of names and compilations of names. The aim of the workshop is a
> report that clarifies if and how we share names.
> We seek submissions from all interested parties - nomenclaturalists,
> taxonomists, aggregators, and users of names. Let us know what (you think)
> intellectual property rights apply or what rights should be associated
> with names and compilations of names. How can those who compile names get
> useful attribution for names, and what responsibilities do they have to
> ensure that information is authoritative. If there are rights, what kind
> of licensing is appropriate.
> The submissions will be considered by those attending the workshop.
> Contributions can be submitted
> where you will find more information about this event.
> David Patterson
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Scott Lyell Gardner, Ph.D.
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