[sword-devel] Tech question: a comnmentary by any other name, and season's greetings

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Fri, 31 Dec 1999 13:59:22 -0600

Merry Christmas to you, Skip, and a blessed millenium.

Fran Morris
The Hard-To-Find Book Store

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
>greatly appreciated.
>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
>much obliged.
>I think I've babbled on (no pun intended) long enough.  Merry Christmas to
>all, and to all a good night!
>GOD Bless,
>In Christ Jesus,
>Pergamum (Skip)
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