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RE: Draft minutes TAG f2f 6 Oct 2004

From: Jon Hanna <jon@hackcraft.net>
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2004 19:18:07 +0100
To: "'Chris Lilley'" <chris@w3.org>, <Patrick.Stickler@nokia.com>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20041008181855.5190AD7B0E90@postie.hosting365.ie>

> PSnc> [
> PSnc> Dan: One difference occured to me, if you can get hold of the 
> PSnc> resource itself for commercial purposes can the resource be 
> PSnc> duplicated, or consumed, bu looking at it so therefore a movie, 
> PSnc> donloaded anfd not paid for is an info resource while the table 
> PSnc> is not because looking at the table did not consume it
> PSnc> ]
> 
> PSnc> Firstly: would it be fair to recast this as "an information
> PSnc> resource is any resource that might fall within the scope
> PSnc> of copyright law"? That sounds like a useful criteria for
> PSnc> determining (potential/probable) membership in the class
> PSnc> of "information resources" -- though this could (should)
> PSnc> simply be captured in an RDF schema that folks can use to
> PSnc> classify their resources as they see fit.
> 
> Norm made a similar half proposal that an Info Resource was 
> one to which
> Intellectual Property applied. It was minuted, but he withdrew the
> suggestion and it was not further discussed.

It seems to me that "information resource" might just as well apply to
anything that is specifically excluded from copyright law in some
jurisdictions (facts, matters of public record in a court or legislative
meeting, etc.)

Regards,
Jon Hanna
<http://www.selkieweb.com/>  
Received on Friday, 8 October 2004 18:19:25 UTC

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