[sword-devel] Here's Our Chance: Copyright Negotations

David Burry sword-devel@crosswire.org
Mon, 30 Sep 2002 09:37:51 -0700

This is an awesome vision for OSIS, one format that you can buy anything in
directly from the copyright holder or from a reseller, and every bible
software out there reading it or importing from it....


----- Original Message -----
From: "Troy A. Griffitts" <scribe@crosswire.org>
Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 12:28 AM

> Maybe I didn't expound very well.  I feel that Zondervan will offer
> their NIV text in OSIS format very soon.  If you are worried about using
> your favourite copyrighted texts in SWORD, you should feel confident
> that they will be available as OSIS texts in the near future, and sword
> will read OSIS texts soon.
> If David would like, he could contact them offering to sell their module
> as an OSIS text.  This would not imply any association with CrossWire,
> and accomplish your same goal, if you are still worried that they won't
> do it themselves.
> Does this make more sense?