[free-sklyarov] "Best edition" and e-books?

alfee cube sisgeek at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 6 14:49:51 PDT 2001

hi karsten,

this may help?

when there exists multiple formats, like cd, tape,
cartridge, cassette, etc some ranking of preference is

"best edition" is a concept which address this
preference by establishes an ordered list for formats
(or more generally, expressions in tangible

--- "Karsten M. Self" <kmself at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> Does anyone know what the best edition of a work is
> in the case of an
> e-book?
> 17 USC 101:
>     The "best edition" of a work is the edition,
> published in the                   United States at
> any time before the date of deposit, that the
>     Library of Congress determines to be most
> suitable for its                      purposes.
> http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/101.text.html
> Thanks.
> -- 
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