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From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Robert Bernier <robert(dot)bernier5(at)sympatico(dot)ca>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: possible copyright infringement against
Date: 2007-01-20 20:59:15
Message-ID: 200701202059.l0KKxFv19954@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Robert Bernier wrote:
> On Saturday 20 January 2007 15:40, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > Robert Bernier wrote:
> > > On Saturday 20 January 2007 15:03, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > > >
> > > > The BSD license allows this.
> > >
> > > I'm not talking about source code: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright_infringement
> >
> > 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.

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