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Re: denying rights?

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: denying rights?
Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 23:49:09 +0200 (CEST)

   > Work A + Work B = Work C (combination of two works) ==> derivtate
   > work since C is based on A and B.  This is no compilation.

   Sez who? (Besides you and other brainwashed GNUtians, that is.) 

Says you:

| HOUSE REPORT NO. 94-1476: 

| -----
| Between them the terms ''compilations'' and ''derivative works''
| which are defined in section 101 comprehend every copyrightable
| work that employs preexisting material or data of any kind. There
| is necessarily some overlapping between the two, but they basically
| represent different concepts. A ''compilation'' results from a
| process of selecting, bringing together, organizing, and arranging
| previously existing material of all kinds, regardless of whether
| the individual items in the material have been or ever could have
| been subject to copyright. A ''derivative work,'' on the other
| hand, requires a process of recasting, transforming, or adapting
| ''one or more preexisting works''; the ''preexisting work'' must
| come within the general subject matter of copyright set forth in
| section 102, regardless of whether it is or was ever copyrighted.

You obviously do not know what based means, which is why you are

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