[sword-devel] host[ing] despite legality
greg.hellings at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 00:11:26 MST 2005
Technologically it should not be an overly difficult way, but I would be
wary of the way that this could be viewed by the copyright holder and by the
respective authorities. Seeing as how I'm neither a lawyer nor an expert on
"intellectual propery" laws, I don't know, but if someone does have an
authoritative opinion on that, it would be an interesting idea. I have
thought of a similar technology in the past, but never was willing to put
myself at risk for using it until I had a definite legal opinion on the
On 8/23/05, Eicke Godehardt <eicke.godehardt at igd.fraunhofer.de> wrote:
> I have a similar "Problem" with german bible translations. But most
> translations are free for browsing and private usage. So there is no
> legal way to provide sword packages. But why not provide scripts, which
> allow every user to build up his own package?
> Just downloading, some magic sed/awk to transform it to OSIS-XML and
> import it into sword?
> Is this a possible way? What do you think?
> In his love,
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> Jonathon Blake wrote:
> > Leon wrote:
> >>providing illegal copies of copyright-restrcited translations.
> > Since you mention "copyright restricted translations", is there any
> > reason why a quarter or so of the texts that The Sword Project offers,
> > have no copyright information?
> > Especially since at least several of them are _not_ public domain.
> > xan
> > jonathon
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