[sword-devel] Important! Texts from Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, please help!

Jerry Hastings sword-devel@crosswire.org
Sat, 05 Feb 2000 23:00:42 -0700

At 03:04 PM 2/5/2000 -0500, The Schmidts wrote:
>... We can take the tack that, in the same
>vein that the Free Software Foundation did the original development of GNU
using non-free
>systems, because that was all that was available at the time, and they,
even now port their
>software to run on top of non-free systems, because they know that it is
important to meet
>people where they are at in order to get them to think more about freedom....

I think it is important to put as much FREEDOM into FREE as possible. On
the one hand Sword could be used to control, manipulate and lord over
others, or it could be used to guide, lead, and inspire others.