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Let me know and I'll put up the entry for Roakhoi (EA 0404 in Reaver's Deep Sector, also spelled Roikhoi).
 
Let me know and I'll put up the entry for Roakhoi (EA 0404 in Reaver's Deep Sector, also spelled Roikhoi).
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:Fair use does not cover that. Fair use is when you quote a section of text to illustrate a point, or make a review. You could include them as "Library Data" which we have permission to re-print, but I would still not copy the entire text. [[User:Dcorrin|Dcorrin]] 13:53, 11 March 2008 (UTC)
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::That was what I wanted to hear.  There is a lot of detail, my plan is to shorten and summarize what the AAB would consider "Library Data".  Is there a meta page that tells what sources cannot be used in this manner?[[User:Pbrenton|Pete]] 15:41, 17 March 2008 (UTC)
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A meta-page that limits the amount of information? None that I know of... You may want to take a look at some of the pages that have been marked "Complete" to see where we have drawn the line between extracting enough information from a source, and not made source material irrelevant.--[[User:Sstefan|Sstefan]] 22:08, 19 March 2008 (UTC)

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Hey!

I have Far Traveller 1 and 2 by FASA and there is some world data. Is it kosher to paraphrase the world information into a worlds article? I bet this is ok under Fair Use, right?

Let me know and I'll put up the entry for Roakhoi (EA 0404 in Reaver's Deep Sector, also spelled Roikhoi). --Pete 02:10, 11 March 2008 (UTC)

Fair use does not cover that. Fair use is when you quote a section of text to illustrate a point, or make a review. You could include them as "Library Data" which we have permission to re-print, but I would still not copy the entire text. Dcorrin 13:53, 11 March 2008 (UTC)
That was what I wanted to hear. There is a lot of detail, my plan is to shorten and summarize what the AAB would consider "Library Data". Is there a meta page that tells what sources cannot be used in this manner?Pete 15:41, 17 March 2008 (UTC)

A meta-page that limits the amount of information? None that I know of... You may want to take a look at some of the pages that have been marked "Complete" to see where we have drawn the line between extracting enough information from a source, and not made source material irrelevant.--Sstefan 22:08, 19 March 2008 (UTC)