[Sca-cooks] When_is_it_Plagiarism_and_When_is_it_a_Reda ction?

edoard at medievalcookery.com edoard at medievalcookery.com
Tue Feb 9 08:38:58 PST 2010

> -------- Original Message --------
> From: David Friedman <ddfr at daviddfriedman.com>
> >As for whether it's plagiarism, I'd say no.  With recipes, you can get a
> >lot closer legally than you should ethically - and the differences along
> >with the fact that the original is cited puts it just on the Ok side of
> >ethically.
> I'm not sure I follow this. Plagiarism isn't normally a legal issue, 
> since it isn't the same thing as copyright infringement.

You're correct, I unintentionally conflated the two (must have been
subconsciously thinking about the infringement issues I've been dealing

- Doc

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