[sword-devel] New filter for red letter words

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Wed, 15 Jan 2003 17:21:46 -0500

On Wednesday 15 January 2003 01:49 pm, Jerry Hastings wrote:
> As to power over texts, this is something that can get users in trouble and
> embarrassed. If a module is suppose to contain the text of a work of a
> certain author. but options and filters in the software produce a
> derivative text of it, users may quote that derivative text as the words of
> that author. This can attribute words to an author he never said. It can
> also make it seem that the author believed something he was opposed to. It
> makes the user and the software look bad. There is already a problem with
> other software of people quoting and wrongly crediting the quote to an
> author instead of the software and its creators. We should be careful not
> to become part of that problem.

Sort of like the Thayer and BDB modules we have which aren't really Thayer and 

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