[sword-devel] Question about Public Domain

mmital mital.manu at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 07:57:45 MST 2009


I have been using Alkitab bible study lately. Fantastic piece of software,
truly amazing.

I also noticed that it is in public domain, while using sword engine that is
in GPL v2, and other components that may have their own license (

My question is: Am I permitted to release future versions of SwordBible
under public domain? The reason is that I want to continue to use the sword
library that is under GPL, while also making use of third party components
that may not be under GPL (with the permissions from their respective
copyright holders).

Can this be done? Thanks for the clarifications.

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