[sword-devel] [Fwd: BOUNCE sword-devel@crosswire.org: Non-member submission from ["Jeremy Bettis" <jeremyb@hksys.com>]]

Chris sword-devel@crosswire.org
Sun, 16 Dec 2001 00:00:06 +1100

Does anybody know what happens to the profits made by the copyright owners
 on the major bible translations like NIV, NASB etc? It would be 
interesting to
know what the motivations are there.

>I don't know why churches couldn't join together to pay for it. An example is the
>"Book of Common Prayer" for the Episcopal church. Each edition is explicitly put
>into the public domain as a gift. It can be done.