[sword-devel] Licenses (was: French Darby Bible translation)
seb.sword at koocotte.org
Tue Jan 22 08:27:28 MST 2008
On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 09:09:59PM +0200, Eeli Kaikkonen wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 04, 2008 at 03:02:33PM +0100, Sebastien Koechlin wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jan 01, 2008 at 06:31:43AM +0200, Eeli Kaikkonen wrote:
> > > > We have to have permission to distribute the text legally. If the text
> > > > is not in public domain we have to have an unambiguous
> > > > licence/permission from the copyright holder. It can be a general
> > > > permission given to all redistributors or one given specifically to us.
> > >
> > > Can someone post a example of such a permission allowing the sword-project
> > > to distribute a text?
> > >
> > > English is not my native language, and French legislation is quite
> > > different, I don't know what to write.
> It's really difficult without knowing what permissions the copyright
> owner wants to give. If you work on translation for which you are not a
> copyright holder, you have to ask them or just translate to English the
> licence they have given.
Is it possible to read the license given by Crossway Bibles for English
Standard Version as an example (I took this one at random)?
> One possibility is to use Creative Commons licence:
We do not know if we want to open it to anyone, including anti-christian
web-site; or if we want to give licenses on a case-by-case basis.
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