[sword-devel] Open Content Creation

Jerry Hastings sword-devel@crosswire.org
Mon, 29 Jan 2001 14:13:01 -0700

I think that is a great idea. On the down side, does anyone want a Tom, 
Dick, and Harry commentary? I guess that depends on who Tom, Dick and Harry 
are. My guess is, there are a lot of Scholars out their that have works 
that have never been published. Rather than collect dust, they could be 
scanned (if scannable) and volunteers could work to make them Sword ready.


At 12:34 PM 1/29/2001 -0600, Don A. Elbourne Jr. wrote:
>I'd be interested to hear what others think. Instead of trying to wrestle
>copyrights out of the clinched fists of those "rotten, no-good, selfish,
>greedy, heartless, un-Christ-like, publishers" why not just create content
>ourselves? What would be the barriers to such a project? what should the
>goals be? What type of content should be created?
>Any feedback is welcome.
>Don A. Elbourne Jr.