Subject: Re: The term "intellectual property" considered useful
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <>
Date: Sat, 27 May 2006 21:52:41 +0900

>>>>> "Taran" == Taran Rampersad <> writes:

    Taran> I once had to do a mathematical proof that 1+1=2. It wasn't
    Taran> as simple as writing 'because it is', it was about 6
    Taran> handwritten pages with all sorts of mathematical symbols.

Wow, that's really efficient!  It took Russell and Whitehead a couple
hundred pages. ;-)

    Taran> So maybe this isn't that simple. Maybe we want it to be,
    Taran> but maybe it isn't.

Listen to Larry Rosen!  Look at the law, then you'll know.  If you
don't know at that point, ask your lawyer. :-)

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