Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Copyright questions
Author Jim Starkey
At 12:46 PM 6/7/01 -0300, Marcelo Lopez Ruiz wrote:
>My question now is: is this legal? The documentation is, of course,
copyright of Microsoft. The specification, too. However, if I write an
implementation for IB/FB that adheres to this specification, am I doing
something unlawful? Is this some kind of copyright violation, or is it ok
to do this?

Absolutely legal. A specification document is subject to copyright.
The specification itself is an abstract idea and therefore not subject to

Jim Starkey