[sword-devel] Other Bible Texts
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Wed Jan 30 12:16:32 MST 2008
André Isidio de Melo wrote:
> What about trying to get the permission to distribute this version also?
I think a number of people have tried to get the copyrights for
Crosswire and this has not been successful so far. Now I can not tell
you how hard they tried or how and whom they approached so I can not
advise you on what to do, but I suggest you go into the archives and
read up what has been done by whom. The Portuguese Bible is a sad story
> Sergio QUEIROZ wrote:
>> Hi André,
>> Concerning the effort of digitizing a public domain text, the project is
>> at Distributed Proofreaders (DP). Everybody can help, once you have
>> created an account with DP, you can already start proofreading a text in
>> proofreading phase 1 (at this moment Luke's Gospel is at this stage).
>> For the details, see http://www.pgdp.net/wiki/Portuguese/Biblia_1911 .
>> Le mardi 29 janvier 2008 à 07:02 -0500, DM Smith a écrit :
>>> On Jan 27, 2008, at 1:56 PM, André Isidio de Melo wrote:
>>>> I'd like to contribute to the project adding other Bible Texts, mainly
>>>> in Portuguese and in French.
>>>> I'd like to know how to do it.
>>> There are two parts to this: technical and permission.
>>> 1) Technical: Obtain or create an electronic eText. Convert it to
>>> OSIS. Run it through osis2mod to create a module. For details on how
>>> to create an OSIS text see:
>>> 2) Permission: Many of the texts are under current copyright. If so,
>>> permission will need to be obtained by the copyright owner. For it to
>>> be hosted on CrossWire, this permission needs to be granted to
>>> CrossWire in writing/email by the copyright owner.
>>> Regarding Portuguese, there is an effort that is currently underway to
>>> obtain permission and also to scan a public domain text.
>>>> Thank you,
>>>> André Isidio de Melo
>>>> I hope that this project can help us to accomplish the mission Jesus
>>>> gave us:
>>>> "Go and make disciples of all nations, ....,
>>>> and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.
>>>> And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age"
>>> We hope so too!
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