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Re: [dvd-discuss] Copyright ranges

On Monday, August 5, 2002, at 11:16  AM, Sham Gardner wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 11:03:39AM -0400, Noah silva wrote:
>> The years mentioned were years the document was copyrighted.  For 
>> example,
>> I release my book, first edition, and copyright is 1998, then I 
>> release a
>> 2nd edition, copyright 1999 - etc.  The duration would be from the 
>> latest
>> date.
> I take it there is no standard for how much has to change between 
> editions
> for it to qualify for a new copyright? Would correcting (or adding) a 
> couple
> of typos or replacing a couple of words with synonyms be sufficient?
Probably not.  But a new edition is. Of course, the first edition 
remains under the original copyright. If the copyright is held by an 
individual, it really doesn't matter, though.