[sword-devel] DSS (Biblical Dead Sea Scrolls based upon DJD translations)

Peter von Kaehne refdoc at gmx.net
Wed Nov 7 05:45:04 MST 2012

What is the copyright situation of this module?

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> Datum: Wed, 7 Nov 2012 01:22:31 -0500
> Von: Andrew Thule <thulester at gmail.com>
> An: "SWORD Developers\' Collaboration Forum" <sword-devel at crosswire.org>
> Betreff: [sword-devel] DSS (Biblical Dead Sea Scrolls based upon DJD	translations)

> If anyone's interested in comparing current English versions to what's
> been
> found at Qumran (Dead Sea Scrolls) I've got an early, mostly working bible
> based upon English translations of the Biblical Dead Sea Scrolls from the
> DJD series (
> http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/series/DiscoveriesintheJudaeanDesert/?view=usa)
> You can check it out by pointing your module manager to:
> Repository: 1XO
> Host: ftp.1xo.net
> /1xo/pub/sword/betaraw
> The name of the module is DSS.
> Admittedly, there are still some bugs based upon versification.  Speaking
> of versification (again), may I recommend a versification scheme based
> upon
> what 'biblical books' were found at the Dead Sea?  I'm willing to do the
> work.  Surely there is value in having such a scheme?
> I've tried both KJVA and NSVA versification.  Both produce abundant
> errors.  (For example KJVA doesn't like some of the extra Psalms,
> EpJer.6.43-44 or Tob 6.17 etc, and NSVA complains more loudly about many
> more things.
> Anyhow, I offer access to this module for the purpose of obtaining QA type
> feedback.  Please email me suggestions for improvement.
> ~A

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