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17 Sep 2007, 1:59 am
As far back as 1880, the United States Supreme Court, in Baker v, Selden, expressed the idea/expression dichotomy:The copyright of a work on mathematical science cannot give to the author an exclusive right to the methods of operation which he propounds, or to the diagrams which he employs to explain them, so as to prevent an engineer from using them whenever occasion requires. [read post]