[permaculture] Re: Thilo's web page in comparison to ATTRA's web page
tp at alternativ.net
Tue Mar 26 06:53:31 EST 2002
On Tue, 2002-03-26 at 01:55, Steve Diver wrote:
> Steve Diver, that is myself, is the author of that piece and ATTRA is
> the publisher. ATTRA is very liberal with its permission -- on
If you had answered my mails before (there are alway reasons why mail do
not reach the sender, but maybe you could scan your mailbox for my last
mails to you?)
> publication show up all over the web with no credit to the
> original author.
The first paragraph says:
" formerly "Introduction to Permaculture: Concepts and Resource"
prepared by Steve Diver ATTRA Technical Specialist (1998) "
Don't make me angry!
Everybody can check that:
> and claiming copyright for something that was written and published
> by others.
As I have changed your work it can not be copyrighted by you any more. I
have chosen a copyleft license which means that everybody till the end
of the days can copy and redistribute this works.
And it is not right, that I did not write anything. Correcting the
links, which are a major part of the primer is a timeconsuming work. I
did not just steal your document and put my name on it as you imply!
> Would you like to offer an explanation of your broad-minded
> approach to the ATTRA publication that you have "authored",
> re-named, and laid a copyright claim to?
I am not discussing taht anymore with you on this level. I think you
have not read anything i have changed and you do not know what GPL
means. And you do not know what i as one person (not a whole
organisation) has put as own work not only on this page.
I will delete the whole thing in an few days and ask everybody who
downloaded it, to delete this on there harddisks, too. We do not have
free information here.
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