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From "Emanuel Winocur" <2alw...@cox.net>
Subject EXPUNGE MY EMAIL ADDRESS
Date Mon, 07 Nov 2011 18:02:13 GMT
Dear Friends, I am overwhelmed with the quantity of emails send to me by 
many members. I not longer can deal with this!~! PLEASE DELETE ME FROM THE 
LIST OF TECHNICAL INFORMATION'S.
Emanuel M. Winocur
2always@cox.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "André Schnabel" <andre.schnabel@gmx.net>
To: <ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, November 07, 2011 9:53 AM
Subject: Re: Hunspell dictionaries are not just words lists (+ other 
matters)


> Hi Rob,
>
> Am 07.11.2011 16:51, schrieb Rob Weir:
>> On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 9:58 AM, Andre Schnabel<Andre.Schnabel@gmx.net> 
>> wrote:
>>
>> The jurisdiction of the creator only matters in the case of local
>> infringement or in the context of international treaties.  And I don't
>> believe any treaties have recognized sui generis IP rights for
>> collections of facts, i.e., databases.  It has been discussed but
>> there is no agreement.  See the WIPO statement on this:
>>
>> http://www.wipo.int/copyright/en/activities/databases.html
>
> This is not a statement on IP rights for databases - it is a statement on 
> IP rights for
> *Non-Original Databases* .
>
> We obviously disagree on this part of the text:
> " The originality requirement that a database must constitute an 
> intellectual creation
> by reason of the selection or arrangement of its contents in order to 
> enjoy copyright
> protection means that some databases are not protected ..."
>
> So obviously some databases actually are protected. Of course - if you 
> think, that a
> dictionary is just a mere collection of words you would obviously come to 
> the
> conclusion that this is no intellectual creation.
>
> btw ... if IBM does have dictionaries available, why don't you just 
> publish those, if
> there is no copyright protection in place? Doing so would end this 
> discussion very
> quickly andwould be a great contribution to the project.
>
> regards,
>
> André 


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