[sword-devel] Re: Brazilian SBB's Bíblia Online and the Tradução Brasileira

Leandro Guimarães Faria Corcete DUTRA leandro at dutra.fastmail.fm
Tue May 30 09:33:26 MST 2006

	This message is already 18 months old.  Does anyone have any idea?  I 
wouldn’t like to fork R$62 without knowing if it will work for us at all.

Leandro Guimaraens Faria Corsetti Dutra escreveu:
> 	Well, here am I again...
> 	While I wait for any answers about my corrections and
> information for the extremely broken PorAA module, I happened to
> stumble on Sociedade Bíblica do Brasil's (SBB) _Bíblia Online v3_.
> It's not expensive, R$ 62 (around US$ 25 perhaps) and has the Tradução
> Brasileira.
> 	The Tradução Brasileira is a beautiful text, made in the
> classical ('castiço') style that went out of use just after it was
> published, around the 1930s and 40s.  It is also a relatively modern
> translation, based on the Minority Text and was frequently used to
> help in texts rendered obscure or imprecise by the then-already
> obsolete João Ferreira de Almeida, which nevertheless continues to be
> used today while the TB is available on paper only as a rarity.
> 	I thought about buying it and extracting the text to create a
> Sword module, for I guess it is already in the public domain.
> 	So, in case any other, better informed Brazilians are out
> there:
> Does anyone have any specific information if it is possible to extract
> the text from SBB's _Bíblia Online_ v3?
> Is the TB already in the public domain?
> Do you think the effort worthwhile, as there seems to exist little to
> no interest in the PorAA, which was broken but is actually a text
> almost as good as the TB and even more modern?
> 	Please let me know your thoughts and any good info, otherwise
> I'll try to investigate it all myself -- it might take some time as
> I'm currently looking for a job.

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