[Sca-cooks] Cookery book at Longleat House?

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Sun Nov 8 11:17:35 PST 2009

You might start with and review the copyright section
of the SCA Chroniclers handbook at

Download the .pdf and read the copyright section. Copyright does apply  
to the SCA.

Xeroxing and supplying pages would be the equivalent, no doubt,
of creating a course pack for students.
A shop in Ann Arbor just lost their lawsuit with regard to creating  
course packs.



On Nov 8, 2009, at 1:59 PM, Judith Epstein wrote:

> Since I don't understand copyright law, being neither an author nor  
> a lawyer, I don't know how I would or wouldn't be violating any part  
> of copyright law. My extremely limited understanding of it is "if  
> you're not making a profit on it, it's not covered under copyright  
> law." You're not making a profit, my way, you're just recouping  
> original cost.
> The alternative plan doesn't involve any money, just people who are  
> willing to type a lot for no compensation beyond potential cookies  
> and milk.
> Judith / no SCA name yet
> Master Albrecht Waldfurster's Egg
> Middle Kingdom, Midlands, Ayreton, Tree-Girt-Sea (Chicago, IL)
> On 8 Nov 2009, at 12:13 PM, Johnna Holloway wrote:
>> And what part of copyright wouldn't you be violating ?
>> Johnnae
>> On Nov 8, 2009, at 12:03 PM, Judith Epstein wrote:
>>> I was thinking 5 cents per page because that would definitely stop  
>>> it from being a for-profit thing -- they'd just be recouping  
>>> costs, no more than that.
>>> Alternatively, some aspiring pelican protege (or small crew  
>>> thereof) might be convinced to type in the recipes and email them  
>>> to those who requested them.

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