Re: Permission to reproduce?

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Mon Sep 30 2002 - 11:27:36 EDT

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    Martin Kochanski <unicode at cardbox dot net> wrote:

    > I want to post a Cardbox database on our Web site (Cardbox is the
    > database that we sell) that contains a list of all Unicode characters:
    > hexadecimal code, decimal code, character, and character name (eg.
    > The first three of these elements are in the public domain, but it
    > strikes me that the character names might be considered to be a
    > literary work and therefore copyright. Does anyone know whether I do
    > in fact need to ask permission before listing those names, and if so,
    > whom I need to ask?

    Boy, I hope not. Interoperability takes a holiday.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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