[KS] Korean Commons?

John Eperjesi john.eperjesi at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 05:11:12 EDT 2012

Gari Ledyard translates Paekdu Taegan as "Great Trunk"; whereas other
sites, such as David Mason's, translates it as "White-Head Great Ridge."

Just curious about this difference....

On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Lauren Deutsch <lwdeutsch at earthlink.net>wrote:

>  I base my understanding of “commons” on the study of the history of
> journalism, including the posting of broadside documents in the town
> “commons” (usually the crossroads of a social / commercial zone). In
> abstraction, I see it as an ecosystem that facilitates the exchange of
> ideas -- a locus, (physical site or perhaps virtual), that is accessible to
> and broad enough to accommodate a population of individuals who seek
> opportunity to enter for the purpose of exchanging thoughts and other
> resources. In a sense the Korean Studies listserv media is a “commons.”
> My proposing Creative Commons is to emphasize the embolden text below:
> *Creative Commons mission is to develop**, support and steward legal and
> technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and
> innovation. Our vision is nothing less than realizing the full potential
> of the Internet — universal access to research and education, full
> participation in culture — to drive a new era of development, growth, and
> productivity.
> **
> *I hope this helps.
> Lauren
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> ------------------------------
> *From: *Frank Hoffmann <hoffmann at koreaweb.ws>
> *Reply-To: *Frank Hoffmann <hoffmann at koreaweb.ws>, Korean Studies
> Discussion List <koreanstudies at koreaweb.ws>
> *Date: *Wed, 5 Sep 2012 18:01:06 -0700
> *To: *Korean Studies Discussion List <koreanstudies at koreaweb.ws>
> *Subject: *Re: [KS] Korean Commons?
> Lauren Deutsch wrote:
> > There is a very active “creative commons” online through
> > which wonderful exchanges are flourishing ...
> >
> > http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
> Lauren, I cannot follow? Can you please explain what you mean to say.
> The link and website you refer to is about an alternative, and now
> world-wide very popular licensing contract, mostly
> used by programmers (as explained in my earlier posting:
> http://koreaweb.ws/pipermail/koreanstudies_koreaweb.ws/2012-September/009813.html).
> As an EXAMPLE, if you download the commercial (paid, for profit) Linux
> operating system "Red Hat Enterprise Linux" for your home computer or
> for an Internet server, then you need to agree to the very license you
> are referring to in your posting (when installing it)--see here:
> https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html/Resource_Management_Guide/index.html
> And, when you download the more popular free remake of the very same
> OS, CentOS, then the same license is applied.
> In the end, all this STILL is about protecting intellectual rights of
> authorship, just in a somewhat 'softer' way, in the spirit that the
> inner workings of the Internet as such introduced to us.
> Best,
> Frank
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