OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

RE: Standards (yet again) was RE: Use of XML ?

One avenue would be a misappropriation remedy for unfair competition flowing
from the seminal authority of International News Service v. Associated Press
decided in 1918 by the United States Supreme Court

Len Bullard
Intergraph Public Safety

Ekam sat.h, Vipraah bahudhaa vadanti.
Daamyata. Datta. Dayadhvam.h

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Tobin [mailto:richard@cogsci.ed.ac.uk]
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2001 4:37 PM
To: Bullard, Claude L (Len)
Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: Re: Standards (yet again) was RE: Use of XML ?

>>What "intellectual property" (a prejudicial term if ever I heard one)
>>is there in SGML except the copyright in the text of the standard?

>publicity rights, moral rights, and rights against unfair competition

Well, you've got me there.  I have no idea what any of those have to
do with SGML.

Next you'll be claiming that running NSGMLS constitutes an
unauthorized public performance of SGML.

-- Richard