[sword-devel] GNU and OS ideologies and indulgences

Chris Little sword-devel@crosswire.org
Sun, 16 Dec 2001 09:57:45 -0800

> >The RSV is free because the copyright ran out on it.
> >
> I thought with the so-called "Disney", US laws that copyright doesn't 
> even run out after 100 years.
> The RSV is a lot younger than that so I wonder how it can be 
> it is run out??

Just to clarify-- The RSV is still copyright by the National Council of
the Churches of Christ of the USA.  The copyright date is one of 1952,
1966, or 1972, depending on which edition we have.  But there is a
non-commercial distribution license on the Oxford Text Archive edition
we are using.