chenmel at earthlink.net
Fri Dec 16 05:59:32 CST 2005
On Thu, 15 Dec 2005 21:33:13 -0500
Kelly Leavitt <CCTalk at catcorner.org> wrote:
> > From: Barry Watzman [mailto:Watzman at neo.rr.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2005 7:40 PM
> > To: cctech at classiccmp.org
> > Subject: Re: Copyright
> > Second, a book can be
> > used without also, in the process, making a copy of it, while
> > use of software, by definition, also requires making a copy of
> > the software.
> Uh, not always so...
> I have plenty of software that runs directly off CD. I'm not
> making a copy of it to run it. Unless you're implying the
> process of reading it into memory to execute is copying it. IMHO
> that's a mighty fine line.
Reading it into memory is copying it. Lawyers make a bunch of
their money due to fine lines.
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