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> If I read other of your comments correctly you seem to be agreeing that this
> data-dataContainer combination is currently "jointly owned". Or is "jointly
> controlled" less provocative?
Yes, definitely. "Ownership" means not only possession and control, but
the *right* thereto. Illegitimate ownership is a contradiction in terms.
When a person has possession and control without the right to it, we
call them not "owner" but "thief", "blackmailer", or "pirate".
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org www.ccil.org/~cowan www.reutershealth.com
"In computer science, we stand on each other's feet."
--Brian K. Reid