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RE: Duplication of others work.

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On Tue, 13 Oct 1998, Bill Polhemus wrote:

> Yes, they are requiring it.
> 
> We are putting it on the plans now.  The universal copyright symbol with =
> the year the drawing is produced, is placed next to the TxDOT logo on =
> the drawing title block.  Also, under the logo and the words "Texas =
> Department of Transportation," the words "all rights reserved" appear.

> On Tue, 13 Oct 1998, Bill Polhemus wrote:
> 
> > FWIW, the Texas Department of Transportation has recently begun =3D
> > requiring a "copyright" notice on all drawings prepared by them or by =
> =3D
> > consultants for them.
> 
> Bill, could you tell us the wording they are requiring? Also, do you =
> know=20
> why they are requiring this?

Bill, thanks for the wording, which answers my first question. It also 
indirectly answers my second question. They are copyrighting the EOR's 
work, FOR THEMSELVES. Kind of sucks IMHO.
l8r,
Bob
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Bob Shilling, SE             Berkeley, CA          shilling(--nospam--at)emf.net