[scribus] intellectual property
ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Fri Mar 26 15:17:14 CET 2010
> Andreas wrote:
>> Mailing lists can display many many differnt and even
>> contradicting ideas. I
>> don't know why you think the general Scribus list member
>> dislikes the idea
>> of IP.
> I admit I may be tarring the general listmember with the same brush, but it was the very agressive way that a few weeks ago a number of list members dealt with a woman whose only crime seemed to be having a rather overlong signature which advertised a service to assess patents. Perhaps I was wrong to assume that a dislike of one particular sort of IP indicated a dislike of other sorts of IP. If I was wrong I apologise.
i was one one of the persons that has criticized the footer and i can
- that i have some (deeper) understanding in economics,
- i have been concerned with "IP" for several years now.
my personal opinion is, that nowadays the IP system gets abused by too
many people and while it still has reasons to exists, too many major
lobbists are working on making it worse and worse in order to protect
their existing business.
somehow, i also think that the "commercial" IP system should not come in
the way of more "social" experiments...
you may also be aware of the fact that it's not a bad idea to avoid
signatures in your mails to a public forum. if you can't resist, the
netiquette defines limits to the length of such signatures.
personally, i consider that it's a bad habit to use a signature which
promotes services which have nothing to do with the goal of the mailing
list you are posting to (no idea if this has been formalized in the
finally, my intent was to get her to comply to some basic rules which i
think are the base for communicating (in my opinion she was breaking too
many of those rules). i don't know if you think that my mails were
aggressive, but i assure you that i didn't want to "aggress" her.
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