[sword-devel] Often-requested yet never-available Bibles
adyeths at gmail.com
Fri Jul 24 15:19:40 MST 2009
It was through email. I didn't bother asking why. I just sent a response
expressing my disappointment in their decision and moved on to other
On Fri, 2009-07-24 at 16:13 -0500, Daniel Owens wrote:
> Did you ask them to explain the reasoning behind this exclusion? Was
> this through email, a letter, or a phone call or what? I am tempted to
> get on the phone and try to talk to them to find out their reasoning.
> Perhaps some more personal contact might help things...
> Ryan wrote:
> >> NIV is the
> >> one that I used to hear about the most, so I have asked IBS twice via
> >> their web page and once via snail mail -- very formal, very proper, very
> >> precise, clearly asking for nothing in return and being willing to do
> >> the conversion ourselves, using both email and snail mail addresses that
> >> they specify -- and yet nothing.
> > Earlier this year I contacted IBS and they told me "Our policy at this
> > time does not allow us to release the NIV database to individuals or for
> > use in Linux based, open source or shareware software products;
> > therefore IBS-STL will not be granting your request for use of the NIV."
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