[linux-elitists] World Book and Copyright Day!

Ruben Safir ruben@mrbrklyn.com
Wed May 23 15:41:13 PDT 2007


Did I miss something?

Ruben

On Mon, Apr 23, 2007 at 02:14:51PM -0700, Don Marti wrote:
> begin Modus Operandi quotation of Mon, Apr 23, 2007 at 03:18:29PM -0400:
> 
> > Happy World Book and Copyright Day!
> > 
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Book_and_Copyright_Day
> > 
> > I know you're all about promoting "the protection of 
> > intellectual property through copyright."
> 
> "promoting copyright" is shorter and more
> NPOV-licious.  Edit done.
> 
> (Yes, I want a tool that watches Wikipedia for
> intellectualproprietarian non-NPOV bullshit such as
> "copyright protection technology" and "protected
> content" outside direct quotations, then generates an
> RSS feed to summon a legion of freedom-loving editors
> armed with GNU Stylebooks:
>   http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html
> That's what I want.  Anyone want to give a demo
> of Wikipedia API usage?)
> 
> Longer piece on why language tweaking matters:
>   http://www.linuxworld.com/community/?q=node/428
> 
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You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have been attacted at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt.  I guess you missed that one."



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