[linux-elitists] Open-sourcing a book

Brooklyn Linux Solutions CEO ruben@www2.mrbrklyn.com
Thu Mar 22 16:08:09 PST 2001


Not on the Internet.  things disaperar.


When I wanted to make fair use of Bronfmans Speach - which I KNEW would disapear,
I needed to archive the WHOLE thing.


> begin  Aaron Lehmann quotation:
> 
> > I don't like this, because it prevents people from quoting you.
> 
> Within reason, fair use applies.  IANAL, but I figure quoting, say,
> maybe even as large a chunk as http://linuxmafia.com/~rick/faq/#winmodem
> might be covered by that.
> 
> But, anyhow, wouldn't netiquette suggest that, if you were tempted to
> quote such a huge block, it'd be better to quote a smaller snippet and
> follow that with the URL?
> 
> -- 
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