[Re: Inputting Sanskrit Dictionary(Bon-wa Daijiten)]

Thu Aug 31 15:32:48 UTC 2000

Once more on copyright.
We surely have to keep(or have possibly been kept in the Buddhist sense :-))
the distance from the ORIGINALITY or creativity a dictionary has, which,
however, does not simply comes from the FACT of the exchangeable value of
meaning between the two different languages, I think.

Jaekwan Shim
Dept. of Philosophy
Kangnung National Univ.
South Korea

Dominik Wujastyk <ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK> wrote:
On Sat, 26 Aug 2000, Stephen Hodge wrote:

> As far as I know the Bon-Wa Jiten is still copyrighted.  As I
> understand the situation, unless you have explicit permission from the
> publishers, it will be illegal under international copyright law to
> publish this electronically -- I assume Korea is a signatory to this
> law.

It is a breach of copyright law to make the copy in the first place, not
just to distribute it.  Even in private, for one's own use.  Still not

Dominik Wujastyk
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