[sword-devel] Tech question: a comnmentary by any other
name, and season's greetings
Fri, 31 Dec 1999 13:59:22 -0600
Merry Christmas to you, Skip, and a blessed millenium.
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At 09:43 PM 12/24/1999 -0600, you wrote:
>Well howdy howdy folks! Everybody's favorite redneck loudmouth is back!!
>Sorry I dropped off the face of the planet lately. I was busy getting ready
>for the holidays and taking care of responsibilities outside the matrix. At
>any rate I logged on and was smothered beneath a kurgan* of emails from
>[sword-devel] alone. At first look about 100 or so. I think I'm just going
>to try to fake it and play "catch-up" without going through them all. One
>thing I *did* notice was someone wanting to start a "free the bible"
>campaign to try to get Zondervan (owners of Beavis and Butthead), Nelson,
>et. al. to relax their restrictions on use of their "copyrighted"
>translations of GOD's Word. I'm not sure if anything formal has been
>started to that end but I am indeed in favor of it and would like to help
>where needed. I know at least the "letter-writing" aspect of it but if
>anything more structured is in the works let me know what I can do.
>(*For those that are curious, the word of the day is "kurgan". "Kurgan" is
>an ancient Schythian word meaning "burial mound". One of many absolutely
>useless facts that I remember. Too bad I can't remember when my auto
>insurance payment is due.)
>Also, I'd like to take this opportunity to wish you all GOD's blessings and
>a showering of the love of Christ Jesus on this Christmas as you <hopefully>
>spend it with your loved ones. Merry Christmas all!
>Now, as promised, I actually have a "technical" question that actually fits
>being on this mail thread. I am perhaps asking a no-brainer here and look
>like a moron. However I have yet to see this addressed in the forum since
>I've been signed up. My biggest *personal* thrill about the Sword Project
>is my ability to actually write my own commentaries on the Word of GOD that
>may be hopefully used to further the growth of the body of Christ here on
>Earth. To this end is also my problem. I am unsure how to rename the
>personal commentary module to something more specific so that I may download
>more Personal Commentary modules and work on more than one at a time.
>Something tells me that it is a tad more complicated than a simple "rename
>file" command. If this has been addressed already and I'm merely flogging a
>dead horse then I apologize but any assistance in this matter will be
>Also, something I've been trying to do lately is to get bibles (paper,
>electronic, software, *any* medium) and other Christian literature into
>Russia, China, and India. Any and all prayers in this matter would also be
>I think I've babbled on (no pun intended) long enough. Merry Christmas to
>all, and to all a good night!
>In Christ Jesus,
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