refdoc at gmx.net
Tue Jan 22 09:15:20 MST 2008
A few points:
1) If you are dealing with serious and nasty people - they do not care
2) If you have countries as targets with difficult access to scriptures
the wider anbd freer the license the better.
3) It is possible to write a license allowing distribution and
redistribution of the final module without allowing commercialisation or
Sebastien Koechlin wrote:
> 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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