[lit-ideas] Re: What is information?

  • From: "Peter D. Junger" <junger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2006 14:20:11 -0400

Robert Paul writes:

: Quoting Robert Paul <rpaul@xxxxxxxx>:
: > down to it--is an author's mental processes (and not marks on paper or some
: > other embodied medium?).
: ?medium)?

Try leaving out the "embodied,"" And "substrate" or, as the 
Copyright Act calls it, "tangible medium of expression."

: (Coffee meter is at .125.)
: R. Paul

I think that a large part of the problem is that it is difficult
for people to draw a distinction between the information and
the substrate.  It's sort of like telling the dancer from the

Peter D. Junger--Case Western Reserve University Law School--Cleveland, OH
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