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Old July 11th 03, 04:13 PM
Ari Makela
 
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In article , Sleightly wrote:
I heard of 53 some-odd owners of Laszlo Polgar's Chess: 5334 problems
getting together and making a composite PGN file of the problems from the
book. There doesn't seem to be any problem with copyright, as you are
allowed to reproduce a printed item you own for personal use...


Copyright laws are different in different countries but at least in
Finland, where I live, yes, you can copy, but you are not allowed to
distribute the data *if* a collection of chess positions is protected by
copyright laws. Is such a collection protected? I just don't know.

I have the book and I really would like have it as a file, too. It would
be more useful as a studying tool.

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Old July 12th 03, 12:06 AM
Greg Teets
 
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As another poster suggested, this has been done but under copyright
laws distribution is limited to the 53 or so people who did it.

I assumed that your question was to get another team together to do it
for that team's personal benefit.

Correct?






On Fri, 11 Jul 2003 13:37:26 GMT, "Sleightly"
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I heard of 53 some-odd owners of Laszlo Polgar's Chess: 5334 problems
getting together and making a composite PGN file of the problems from the
book. There doesn't seem to be any problem with copyright, as you are
allowed to reproduce a printed item you own for personal use...

I am interested in collaborating with others who have this book to make a
composite file that I can load on a PDA or on my computer...

Any takers?

ajp


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Old July 12th 03, 01:33 PM
Dirk
 
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I do have the book(s) of Polgar as well ,and I am verry interested in the
files.
regards dirk


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Old July 12th 03, 02:17 PM
Sleightly
 
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Manuel:

Tried to email you to ask some questions about the existing project, it
bounced back... Please drop me a line at and
I'll start coordinating... (lose *spamalert*)...

Thanks!

Andrew



"M. Wehrmann" wrote in message
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"Sleightly" schrieb im Newsbeitrag
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I heard of 53 some-odd owners of Laszlo Polgar's Chess: 5334 problems
getting together and making a composite PGN file of the problems from

the
book. There doesn't seem to be any problem with copyright, as you are
allowed to reproduce a printed item you own for personal use...

I am interested in collaborating with others who have this book to make

a
composite file that I can load on a PDA or on my computer...



That job is already done.
I've got the pgn file.

Manuel Wehrmann




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Old July 12th 03, 06:49 PM
mdamien
 
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"Sleightly" wrote in message
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Yup, I don't mind reinventing the wheel to operate within the constraints

of
the law...

Andrew

email me at and I'll start coordinating...
(obviously remove the *spamalert* from the above address...

"Greg Teets" wrote in message
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As another poster suggested, this has been done but under copyright
laws distribution is limited to the 53 or so people who did it.

I assumed that your question was to get another team together to do it
for that team's personal benefit.

Correct?






On Fri, 11 Jul 2003 13:37:26 GMT, "Sleightly"
wrote:

I heard of 53 some-odd owners of Laszlo Polgar's Chess: 5334 problems
getting together and making a composite PGN file of the problems from

the
book. There doesn't seem to be any problem with copyright, as you are
allowed to reproduce a printed item you own for personal use...

I am interested in collaborating with others who have this book to make

a
composite file that I can load on a PDA or on my computer...

Any takers?

ajp



I have the book and wouldn't mind helping out.



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