[sword-devel] av11n mappings

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Sun Oct 3 21:52:00 MST 2010

On 10/3/2010 9:34 PM, Greg Hellings wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 11:28 PM, Chris Little<chrislit at crosswire.org>  wrote:
>> On 10/3/2010 6:19 PM, Robert Hunt wrote:
>>> � �4/ Would your program be interested in taking advantage of such XML
>>> � �lists?
>>> � �5/ If not, would another format be helpful?
>> XML is fine; we can make converters. Our interest in using this kind of data
>> would be dependent on its utility and its accuracy.
> ...as well as the license that it is available under.  Collecting and
> recording such a massive amount of data and ensuring its accuracy is
> almost certainly sufficient work to give the compiler a claim to a
> copyright on the alignment data.

No amount of "work" is ever sufficient to establish a defensible 
copyright claim. Copyright doesn't protect sweat of the brow--only 
creative expression.

I can't really think of how any of this work could be performed in a 
creative way, and we would almost certainly not be interested in using 
anything exhibiting creative expression.


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