[PGCanada] Copyright clearance for PG Canada

Gardner Buchanan gbuchana at rogers.com
Sat Jan 15 13:57:28 PST 2005

On 21:27:21 Andrew Sly wrote:
> 5) An item where the author is known, but his date of death
> cannot be reasonably determined, and the work was published
> a certain number of years ago. (This would be for mid-nineteenth
> century and older works, where one can assume that, given
> a human life-span, the author could not have lived past a
> date of 50 years ago. I don't know how long ago this
> number should be.)

If you assume the age at death could have been as high as 100
and the age at publishing as low as 12, you wind up with 1867.

90 years and 20 years gives 1885.

Anything that falls under this rule would be a shoo-in for
PG USA, and it would be simplest to just post it there.

Gardner Buchanan                       <gbuchana at rogers.com>
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