from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To use again, especially after salvaging or special treatment or processing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of salvaging or in some manner returning a discarded item into something usable.
- n. code re-use indicates splitting program code into modules or classes so it can be re-used by other programs. data re-use refers to legal rights to re-use for publication, data that one has downloaded or licensed from a third party.
- v. To use something that is considered past its usefulness, again (usually for something else).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To use again.
- n. Repeated use; use a second time.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. use again after processing
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Copying source code in whole or in part falls under the term reuse; modifying source code makes it a derivative work.
We have to look for someone who can formulate strategic goals -- and I'm going to have to use the term reuse -- to reuse what is there now, and federate what is there now, and federate with as light a touch as possible.
Google wasn't the only violator the FSC found in its look at what it describes as the reuse-which could mean linking to a news article and using some of the same words in a headline and lede paragraph-during the 30-day period between Oct. 15 and Nov. 15.
The most powerful form of reuse is full reuse – i.e. not just code and design, but all aspects of process.
By default, as the law stands now, when you use any such service you're agreeing not to publish a derivative work based on it without permission, unless your reuse is sufficiently transformative.
In the waste hierarchy (look it up in Wikipedia), reuse is superior to recycling.
Building reuse is often overshadowed by the long green shadow of new high performance architecture.
Consuming new products IS NOT GREEN, especially when reuse is an option.
Of course the cups could be reused, however reuse is currently not a realistic option since they are sold in environments where disposable products are used (baseball stadium).
CC facilitated the distribution and reuse from a copyright management point of view for sure, but it was Doctorow's charisma that propelled it forward.