[sword-devel] Gill, Keil & Delitzsch commentaries?

cricketc at gmail.com cricketc at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 20:15:02 MST 2007

On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 12:49:34AM +0300, Eeli Kaikkonen wrote:
> He has personally scanned many books, both old public domain and new
> copyrighted. Some texts are ripped off from e.g. Ages Library.
> Original K&D should be public domain. If the scanned pictures are from
> the ORIGINAL, it's not wrong to OCR, proofread and publish them (thats
> my opinion, IANAL).  But there are newer paper editions available which
> have been changed by the new publisher and the changed material is under
> copyright. OCR and proofreading belongs to other parties like CCEL.
> K&D is on top of my wishlist. If someone has the scanned pages of the
> original, maybe he could give them to CCEL? It's a huge undertaking to
> OCR and proofread that kind of work but very valuable, K&D is one of the
> most respected conservative commentaries on OT ever.

If someone has the text for use with other Bible programs, could we
ask them for the text to produce Sword modules? Or, if they won't do
that, could we ask CCEL to produce a text for those two modules (and
more as we want more)? I'm not exactly sure how they do things.


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