[sword-devel] God's Word translation permission

Michael Paul Johnson sword-devel@crosswire.org
Sat, 19 Feb 2000 21:05:28 -0700

At 12:46 PM 2/19/00 -0700, Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
> > My conversation with Rev. Michael Hackbardt went well. He is not only
> > interested in the idea of making the God's Word translation available for
> > use with Sword, but excited about it. He wouldn't be releasing the text for
> > free, but using the encryption mechanism (or one like it) and selling keys.
> > There are still lots of logistics to work out, but this could be good for
> > setting a precedent that could make it easier to negotiate with copyright
> > owners of translations where there is no good free alternative.
>         This is good news.  Let me know if I can do anything to 
> help.  Have you
>attempted to convert his text to a sword module yet? (or GBF? :)  )

Not yet. I have Microsoft Word source files, so it shouldn't be difficult.


Michael Paul Johnson
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