Congratulations! I'm glad to know that 'all's well that ends well'!
> As promised, I'm writing to let you know that things
> ended very well with the author of the other site (and
> swiftly too!). I didn't expect such a quick response,
> but he has already altered his site and written a note
> of apology. And of course (as is many times the case)
> his intention was not to plagiarize but to make the
> links easily accessible for his own use (-- we all
> know how that is....).
I've always found that when reason is on our side, there's nothing
like being politely straight to the point.
> NOTE TO SELF: ALWAYS include a contact e-mail :)
A wise piece of advice!
> Regarding Nigel's comment -- I've been thinking quite
> seriously about copyright and the vague boundaries
> (sometimes purposely so, to allow for more creative
I've also thought about this on several occasions, but have always
stuck to what I initially adopted at the bottom of every page: date of
the last update, date I created the page, and my name. The last update
is an element that is/can be considered when citing online
I don't know if it has worked, or has any legal effect (if things were
to get to that point!). It was the result of plain intuition, I think.
Curiously, yesterday I was navigating through some of Bernie Dodge's
WebQuest pages and noticed that in one of them, regarding 'searching
on line', he had 'Written by . . .' at the bottom. You can take a look
Well, wouldn't it be much easier and nicer if everybody was honest and
gave credit where it's due? I know. . . that's wishful thinking!!!