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.NET From a Markup Perspective

What is a copyright?

Joel.net’s copyright notice has an interesting link on copyright definitions. It’s nice to know that some people still understand the meaning of intellectual property.

Today, I read an article on an ASP.NET site (links withheld to protect the guilty) where the author quoted the MSDN documentation verbatim in at least 3 separate places.  However, not a single reference was made to the MSDN documentation.  Just because it is easily accessible does not make it your own work:   give credit where credit is due.

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