In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Jean-Marc Gulliet" <email@example.com> wrote:
> When I replied to the OP, I was not aware that a book containing the > package have been published. Indeed, I was amused by the OP's request, > since when I tried the obvious, a very simple search with Google using > "MathLie" as keyword, Google returned around 470 hits, and the first > link returned was the incriminated one! > > "Index of /pub/Mathematica/MathLie ... LieBaecklundSymmetry.m > 11-May-1999 14:17 47k [ ] LieIntegrate.m 11-May-1999 14:17 29k [ ] > MathLie.m 11-May-1999 14:17 ... > ftp.physics.uwa.edu.au/pub/Mathematica/MathLie/ - 3k - Cached - Similar pages" > (First hit out of 470 returned by Google with the keyword "MathLie", > Saturday, March 3, 2007, 10 AM (GMT)) > > This link points to a public directory hosted on an official > departmental web server of a reputed university. (We are not talking > about a student's personal web page nor a peer-to-peer file sever > illegally holding copyrighted material.)
Although this directory is on our ftp server, it should not have been visible, certainly not without permission from Gerd, outside the UWA Physics network.
> Moreover, at first glance, there is no files that seem to contain any > copyright notice or restriction of some sort (contrary to what it is > customary to do on a file server when the material is copyrighted). > > Also, these files have been hosted on this public directory since mid-1999. > > Now, it is still possible, though very unlikely, that the physics > department of the University of Western Australia illegally hosts some > copyrighted material on its public server since 1999. However, this is > not the first thing that came up to my mind when I replied to the OP.
I think the file permissions got changed between 1999 and the present.
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