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Re: Wiki CSS

From: Joshua Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Wiki CSS
Date: 2008-09-10 03:39:16
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Lists: pgsql-www
On Tue, 9 Sep 2008 22:58:25 -0400
Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 08:37:04PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> 
> > Well, that's about 20 pages in the PDF I've got.  I think if you
> > think that qualifies as fair use, you REALLY had better get
> > confirmation from a lawyer before putting the project at risk.  My
> > understanding of fair use is that it probably stretches to a few
> > paragraphs or so.
> 
> It may well stretch beyond that, but I'm willing to bet that large
> corporation-sponsored committees with itchy lawyer fingers and a
> strong interest in keeping control of their publications are willing
> to swat a small ill-funded project or two in order to protect that
> interest.  I think this effort is borrowing trouble, and we shouldn't
> do it.  I support Tom's call for references rather than excerpts.

In short... there is a reason more "fair use" versions of the SPEC
haven't shown up on the web. +1 remove.

Joshua D. Drake




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