[sword-devel] TEV, CEV (was: Other Bible versions)

Troy A. Griffitts scribe at crosswire.org
Tue Jun 29 17:38:26 MST 2004

My apologies for the delay in posting this:

We have a donor willing to pay the one year, unlimited count 
distribution fee to ABS for the TEV and CEV.  The process is currently 
somewhere in ABS' queue.


Richard Gray wrote:
>> We're kind of clueless about how e-Sword got permission to distribute 
>> the TEV or CEV for free, and so are our contacts at ABS.  But, in 
>> fairness, the people we know at ABS aren't the rights people.  Let us 
>> know if you hear anything useful in reply.
> Thats interesting to hear. I'm not sure that E-sword are doing things in 
> the most honest of ways, as I have downloaded a number of their bibles, 
> and none of them seem to come with an associated software license. I 
> would have assumed that even if the actual text is distributed for free, 
> they would be required to put in the file that says "Less than 500 
> verses, as long as its not a whole book etc etc etc."
> I emailed another software developer called Online Bible, to ask about 
> alternative versions, and the second I mentioned E-Sword I got firmly 
> knocked back because (quote) "We have great reservation with anything 
> associated with e-sword. They took our copyright materials for their CD 
> without permission." I'll try and press things further.
> As a Brit, its hard for me to get in touch with anyone in the ABS, 
> however I do have the ear of the current chairman for the Scottish Bible 
> Society. Is he likely to be of any use? I presume the associated 
> licenses are held by the IBS as opposed to the ABS?
> I had a look at the ToDo list. I'm primarily a Java developer, but the 
> JSword wiki doesn't appear to have changed since 2002. Is it dead in the 
> water? If so, I can turn my hand to other programming languages, but if 
> JSword is still alive (or even sinking, but still moving) then I'd sign 
> up for that :)
> R
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