[Fwd: [sword-devel] FACTS]

Christian Renz sword-devel@crosswire.org
Tue, 7 Jan 2003 07:40:19 -0300

>is taken to ridiculous lows: for example, sheet music has the type-setting

Which is perfectly understandable, since typesetting classical music
can involve research to find out the most probable original form of
the music. It probably could not be copyrighted if you just take an
off-the-shelve edition of Chopin, hack it into a scoresetting program
and distribute it. Which would be the equivalent of distributing an
electronic text from an exisiting print source...


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