From: Ari Belenkiy <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2016 12:17:18 -0700
"Precarious", Winston, means "one must think twice".
On Sun, Mar 20, 2016 at 11:30 AM, LIBLICENSE <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> From: Winston Tabb <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2016 02:43:11 +0000
> So "precarious" means do what?
> > On Mar 17, 2016, at 10:38 PM, LIBLICENSE <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > From: Ari Belenkiy <[log in to unmask]>
> > Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2016 21:00:25 -0700
> > Jim,
> > I think the major issue here is priority and thus -- tangentially -- copyright.
> > Here is my experience - for what it worth.
> > Three days ago my own paper was pre-published:
> > http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/15700720-12341264
> > It was submitted on Christmas eve 2014 and appeared at the VC website
> > several days ago, March 11, 2016. So its way up took almost a year
> > and 3 months. (And it is not formally published, or rather is not
> > assigned yet to a particular issue.)
> > But along the way, I twice submitted corrections and improvements. And
> > they increased paper's value significantly - not the major claim that
> > remains the same but supporting arguments.
> > Well, this is a history of science work. But imagine it is a hard
> > science! If you make a mistake in a long series of arguments and
> > someone else corrects it, who is the author of the final result?
> > These are subtle things. Pre-publication on arxiv is precarious - it
> > pre-opens a Pandora's box of priority disputes.
> > Ari Belenkiy
> > Vancouver BC