[sword-devel] God's Word translation permission

Troy A. Griffitts sword-devel@crosswire.org
Sat, 19 Feb 2000 12:46:15 -0700

> My conversation with Rev. Michael Hackbardt went well. He is not only
> interested in the idea of making the God's Word translation available for
> use with Sword, but excited about it. He wouldn't be releasing the text for
> free, but using the encryption mechanism (or one like it) and selling keys.
> There are still lots of logistics to work out, but this could be good for
> setting a precedent that could make it easier to negotiate with copyright
> owners of translations where there is no good free alternative.

	This is good news.  Let me know if I can do anything to help.  Have you
attempted to convert his text to a sword module yet? (or GBF? :)  )