CopyRight, CopyLeft and Public Domain.....the CopyrightfightGame
12 Feb 2002 12:17:24 -0500
On Tue, 2002-02-12 at 12:07, ThosStew@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 2/12/2002 10:38:20 AM, email@example.com writes:
> >There is still no copyright on recipes
> this is, actually, but it has to do with the flow of words rather than the
> lists of incredients and methods. It's like the telephone-book problem. You
> can take a recipe, change the order in which ingredients are listed; rewrite
> the isntrucitons while keeping them the same, and present it as new. But you
> cannot copy and paste. A few years ago a cookbook writer--Pamela Harlech?
> can't remember for sure--got into boiling water (with a bay leaf) for
> precisely this problem.
But for all intents and purposes you can plagiarize freely in ways you
can't with other works, right? [see: 'The Wind Done Gone', which is not
in fact plagiarism but political commentary... but that's a different