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Re: possible copyright infringement against postgresql writers, bloggers, and advocates

From: Robert Bernier <robert(dot)bernier5(at)sympatico(dot)ca>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: possible copyright infringement against postgresql writers, bloggers, and advocates
Date: 2007-01-20 21:09:56
Message-ID: 200701201609.56486.robert.bernier5@sympatico.ca (view raw or flat)
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On Saturday 20 January 2007 15:59, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > > I assume our documentation and all our postings are BSD-licensed too.
> > 
> > Ah, I understand where you're going. Not necesarily, I'm refering to
> > articles that have been posted on websites for profit. The website I
> > speak of datamines as many copyrighted articles it can find off the
> > internet and not just reference documentation. Dru's articles, for
> > instance, have definitely not been BSD licensed and O'Reilly certaintly
> > doesn't do that i.e. somebody is making money from other people's work.
> > 
> > It's like I printed a few thousand copies of your PostgreSQL book (is
> > it BSD licensed?)  and kept the profits for myself without giving you
> > any royalties?
> 
> True, but this isn't a community issue because the community resources
> are BSD licensed.


I disagree. If individuals are being attacked then what's the point of a community?


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