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From Donald Whytock <dwhyt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: EXPUNGE MY EMAIL ADDRESS
Date Mon, 07 Nov 2011 18:13:24 GMT
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On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 1:02 PM, Emanuel Winocur <2always@cox.net> wrote:
> 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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