[sword-devel] Fw: Luganda Bible
d.haslam at ukonline.co.uk
Tue Oct 28 07:36:08 MST 2008
Growth of the mobile phone market in Africa is one of the highest in the
With CrossWire now collaborating with http://go-bible.org/ Go Bible for
Java mobile phones,
it would be sensible to mention this when seeking permissions from the
Luganda Bible copyright owners.
Having the Luganda Bible potentially available as a free mobile phone
application could be an attractive proposition that can strengthen your
negotiations, and more importantly, would be of huge potential in spreading
the Gospel among the people of Uganda, as well as Luganda speakers living in
-- David Haslam
Peter von Kaehne wrote:
> Dear Mark,
> To get the Luganda Bible into CrossWire format we would require two things
> 1) a working and authorative text in a suitable electronic format ready
> to import. This could at its simplest be a text formatted in a verse per
> line format, but many other formats work too.
> 2) permission by the copyright holders or the firm knowledge that a
> given text is now legally in the public domain.
> Latter is crucial before we can do much.
> Yours in Christ
> Peter von Kaehne
> (for the CrossWire team)
> Geoffrey W Hasstings wrote:
>> I am forwarding your request to the SWORD Project developers.
>> You can learn more about the Sword Project at www.crosswire.org
>> ----- Forwarded Message -----
>> From: Mark Joseph Kiwummulo <markbygrace at yahoo.com>
>> To: public-geoffreyhastings-ntQ8I44N4zM at hugh.gmane.org
>> Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2008 04:21:46 -0700 (PDT)
>> Subject: Luganda Bible
>> Message-ID: <595234.97620.qm at web32806.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
>> Dear Sir,
>> I found your details via the following Thread: Subject: Bible for Uganda
>> Has anyone done any work on the Bible in Luganda the language of Uganda?A
>> friend on mine just came back from Uganda. He knows someone that istrying
>> to get the Lunganda text scanned so that it can be put in Biblesoftware.
>> Has anyone already done this?Geoff HastingsI am a Ugandan Christian
>> religious book translator based in Kampala, Uganda, trying to find a way
>> to put the Luganda Bible in software format.I can try to provide the text
>> of the Luganda Bible so that we can see what to do next.Will be glad to
>> hear from you.Thank you and God bless you for every effort.Mark Joseph
>> KiwummuloLuganda translator.
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