Copyright protections (was Re: [OT] What is Open Source? (long))

Aahz aahz at
Fri Aug 16 05:47:38 CEST 2002

In article <mailman.1029418408.10348.python-list at>,
Lulu of the Lotus-Eaters  <mertz at> wrote:
>Being allowed to write -some book on a similar topic- really misses the
>point here.  Even that possibility is seriously limited by copyright--
>see the case about Alice Randall's _The Wind Done Gone_ (which was
>banned for fictionalizing a "similar subject matter" as a copyrighted
>work--one which is only copyrighted because of excessive term extensions

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