[linux-elitists] California Copyleft Research Initiative of 2001
Sun Jul 1 15:17:16 PDT 2001
>>>>> "BCEO" == Brooklyn Linux Solutions CEO <email@example.com> writes:
>> Note that this may offend more people than you intend.
>> Scientific papers usually end up in journals, and neither
>> access nor copying is as simple as anonymous http or ftp. GPL
>> does not prohibit charging for distribution, but AFAIK it does
>> prohibit the prohibition of re-distribution. Scientific
>> publishers would not be happy about this.
BCEO> I'm not sure of the thread here, how is the GPL related to
BCEO> Scientific Journals.
What I was responding to said:
Bad> * it's only fair that taxpayer-funded research be
Bad> made openly available to all individuals and businesses
Product of research->papers->not open in the GPL sense->my observation.
BCEO> In any event, the Academic Jornals hired Pat Schoeder to lie
BCEO> about copyright and fair use and libraries and children.
BCEO> They can just die as far as I'm concerned and be replaced
BCEO> with httpd publishing by academic institutions directly.
I'll likely happen (w/o the goverment killing them though).
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