[sword-devel] Open Content Creation

Joachim Ansorg sword-devel@crosswire.org
Mon, 29 Jan 2001 22:58:58 +0100

Something like the MAK commentary which si on crosswire.org?

MAK = "Matthias Ansorgs Kommentar" = "Mathias Ansorg's Commentary"

It's the personal commentary of my brother Matthias :)

He used ThML and the formatting looks nice.

Is this you talked about?


> 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.
> Jerry
> At 12:34 PM 1/29/2001 -0600, Don A. Elbourne Jr. wrote:
> ><SNIP>
> >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.
> >http://elbourne.org

Joachim Ansorg
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