[sword-devel] GNU and OS ideologies and indulgences

Timothy R. Butler sword-devel@crosswire.org
Thu, 13 Dec 2001 21:39:09 -0600

Hi Jerry,
> retribution?   Or, are you saying it is a sin to copyright God's Word
> in any form?  The latter statement I agree with because all
> versions/translations of God's Word are "derived works."

  I agree. I wish the Bible had included a license agreement, because surely 
it would required copyleft modification. That's the way that permits the most 
  *sigh* I hope some of the Bible publishers will feel motivated to allow the 
Sword project to provide their texts as modules for no more than a small 


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