[BiO BB] an idea

Marco Aurelio Valtas Cunha mavcunha at rbp.fmrp.usp.br
Tue Apr 10 03:16:44 EDT 2001

The Idea is good, but scientific papers, aren't suject to licences too? 
Say you have a subscription of Nature, is legal share the pdf file of 
the article even if others don't have the subscription?

Marcos Oliveira de Carvalho wrote:

> Hi,
> In this mail I would like to send an idea...
> Everybody knows about the peer-to-peer technology (like Napster and
> Tijit)...so...why not build a software that make possible the (free) search
> and transfer of scientific papers (pdfs,ps,txt, etc) between users of the
> software? The program can create an index of the texts including the authors
> name, title of the article and keywords, in this manner, we can create an
> virtual community to share or scientific papers.
> If somebody can build this software, please, do it!
> Marcos Oliveira de Carvalho
> Pibic/CNPq researcher
> Molecular Biology Lab. - Federal University of Santa Maria - Brazil -
> www.ufsm.br/labdros/
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