On 5/29/06, SCO Estmort <eudaimonic.leftist(a)gmail.com> wrote:
fight China; it'd waste our time and they wouldn't even
notice. We're not magically endowed crusaders for truth and justice;
we're writers. Ripe targets are all well and good, but picking a fight
we can win should come before picking a fight that sounds good.
The key thing is that we can win, and that is why they are ripe,
because the copyright violation is so blatant.
Otherwise, there'd be no point releasing Wikipedia under the GFDL; we
might as well do it under the public domain. The key thing is to keep
our material free.
Our material always will be free. A claim of copyright on a
derivative work (which, by the way, is *REQUIRED* by the GFDL, see
section 4e), "extends only to the material contributed by the author
of such work, as distinguished from the preexisting material employed
in the work, and does not imply any exclusive right in the preexisting