"Unless they want to _publish_": On Helge's hypocrisy
- In Elfling message 21965
Helge Fauskanger writes of his "Quenya Course":
> In private (and this includes private groups), people may record,This is a remarkable piece of hypocrisy, coming as it does from one who
> rewrite, rework and re-whatever my Quenya course to whatever extent
> they find useful or just amusing, as long as they keep the results to
> themselves. No need to consult me unless they actually want to
> _publish_ the reworked version; then I would like to have a look at it
published Tolkien's Quenya translations of the Lord's Prayer and the
Hail Mary, without the permission of the Tolkien Estate.
Apparently, to Helge, copyright and even courtesy apply only to his own
Carl F. Hostetter Aelfwine@... http://www.elvish.org
ho bios brachys, he de techne makre.
Ars longa, vita brevis.
The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.
"I wish life was not so short," he thought. "Languages take such
a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about."