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Derivation and "giving credit"
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Derivation and "giving credit"
- From: "Peter D. Verheyen" <pdverhey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 16 Mar 1998 19:10:00 -0500
- Message-id: <199803170014.QAA31582@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "Book_Arts-L: The list for all the book arts!" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
One question I have is how unique are many of the structures we all use? On
some level aren't they all derivative, whether its a sewing pattern,
tunnel-book, board attachment. While I have seen many people who stand out,
Keith Smith and Hedi Kyle among them, they got there ideas from somewhere
as well. I don't think any of what we are collectively doing was created in
In a case where that is clear, I agree, give credit, but in many ways we
then adapt that for our own purposes and it becomes just another variation.
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