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From: William E. Kempf (williamkempf_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-07 09:37:08

From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
> At 09:04 AM 10/4/2002, David Abrahams wrote:
> >It says at the bottom: "This document has been much improved by the
> >incorporation of comments from William Kempf", which seems a little odd
> to
> >me, since he's also the author.
> Hum... That's because I was the original author. I've updated the
> acknowledgements appropriately. Also the copyright.
> AFAIK, the rule-of-thumb for copyrights is that they are always
> unless specific permission is obtained to remove a copyright notice.
> In other words, no matter how much you modify a document, the original
> copyrights apply. Even if you remove every single word of the original
> document, its copyright still holds. Of course you can add your own if
> wish, but as an addition rather than a replacement for the original
> copyright.

I totally agree. If your copyright was removed, it was done by accident
while I was reformatting the pages for the new documentation style. Sorry
about that.

Bill Kempf

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