[Foundation-l] Dead Sea Scrolls

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Tue Oct 4 15:16:07 UTC 2011

On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 11:13 AM, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 7:56 PM, Ryan Kaldari <rkaldari at wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> None of the
>> discussions of the Qimron case seem to mention the issue of date of
>> publication. The argument seems to have hinged almost entirely on the
>> issue of originality.
> The Qimron case is completely irrelevant with regard to the copyright
> of the images.  It is a case about the *text*.

If WMF wants to copy *the text* of the scrolls, I don't think anyone
is going to have a problem with that.  The copyright notice claims
copyright "in the digital images of the manuscripts", not in the text.

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