Dear xma-ers and ch-sig-ers-
My intention to use an embedded password (which means you can access the
Document Library only through the Home page of the CH-SIG website
http://ematusov.soe.udel.edu/CH-SIG) is motivated only by two reasons:
1) to democratize the use of the library: everyone from xmca or ch sig can
place and access a paper without asking my permission to do so;
2) to minimize a possibility that people outside xmca and sig can find the
Library and exploit it by putting pornography, games, and movies (it
happened in past).
I did not have any Copyright consideration because I think it is up to
people using the SIG website.
What do you think?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Cole [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Saturday, March 27, 2004 6:50 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: RE: hickey article in ESJ
> Hi Eugene. I assume access to the papers is password protected indicates
> that whoever lets you post their papers on the website might not
> like to have paper generally accessible. That will pass as a gloss
> for what I meant by people's sensitivities. XMCA paper archive is open,
> perhaps because people were simply asked permission to make papers
> for discussion. Perhaps the proper thing to do would be to make it
> protected. I'll have to review that.
> As a contrary case, check Robert Siegler on google and follow that entries
> to his web page where everything is open including a huge number of
> copyrighted papers of his. I wonder how that is possible.
> If there is an appropriate way to let each others readers know about
> accessible interesting papers, great. If not, same ole same ole.
> PS- Readers AND writers, of course!
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