[sword-devel] John Gill

Jerry Hastings sword-devel@crosswire.org
Wed, 05 Jul 2000 15:53:17 -0700

Take a look at http://www.cni.org/Hforums/cni-copyright/1996-03/0391.html
Maurice Robinson produced Greek texts that are used in the OLB and his work 
was the bases of the KJVStrongs in OLB.


At 06:01 PM 7/5/2000 +1000, Paul Gear wrote:
>Chris Little wrote:
> >
> > See the US Copyright Office circular entitled "Copyright Registration for
> > Derivative Works" (http://www.loc.gov/copyright/circs/circ14.pdf) for the
> > rules on "derivative works".  My favorite passage of the circular is: 
> "To be
> > copyrightable, a derivative work must be different enough from the original
> > to be regarded as a ?new work? or must contain a substantial amount of new
> > material. Making minor changes or additions of little substance to a
> > preexisting work will not qualify the work as a new version for copyright
> > purposes. The new material must be original and copyright-able in itself.
> > Titles, short phrases, and format, for example, are not copyrightable."  In
> > other words, roman to arabic, corrections, & formatting aren't even
> > copyrightable.
>Ah, but i think you'll find that inserting the correct Strongs numbers
>or Greek morph codes into a KJV would be enough to constitute this (at
>least for the courts).
>"He must become greater; i must become less." - John 3:30