[Foundation-l] Dead Sea Scrolls

Andrea Zanni zanni.andrea84 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 17:06:55 UTC 2011

2011/10/4 Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org>:
> 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.
There's no copyright over text, that is public domain for sure.


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