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Copyleft (wasRe: muse-lettre (was Re: need help with microtone)

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Sunday, October 12, 2003, 2:12
In a message dated 2003:10:11 08:23:03 PM, paul-bennett@NC.RR.COM writes:

>> Sorta like CopyLefted!!! > >Exactly Copyleft, in its very essence. I feel all science and art >should be thus, excepting a short period where the creator is able to >claim copyright (for long enough to recoup his investment, plus >sufficient incentive).
Good idea(l) and principle IMHO. Besides how can one copyright things that belong or should belong to all of us modern, sentient beings in common: words, numbers, colours, sounds... etc.?
>My investment in my conlang posts is seldom >more than mere time, and thus I tend to feel no need for >reimbursement.
Besides ya do it for the love of conlanging ;) And conlanging is reward in itself ... at least for most of us on this list. --- º°`°º ø,¸¸,ø º°`°º ø,¸¸,ø º°`°º ø,¸¸,ø º°`°º º°`°º ø,¸~-> Hanuman Zhang, Sloth-Style Gungfu Typist "the sloth is a chinese poet upsidedown" --- Jack Kerouac {1922-69} "Chance is the inner rhythm of the world, and the soul of poetry." - Miguel de Unamuno "One thing foreigners, computers, and poets have in common is that they make unexpected linguistic associations." --- Jasia Reichardt "There is no reason for the poet to be limited to words, and in fact the poet is most poetic when inventing languages. Hence the concept of the poet as 'language designer'." --- O. B. Hardison, Jr. "La poésie date d' aujour d'hui." (Poetry dates from today) "La poésie est en jeu." (Poetry is in play) --- Blaise Cendrars