[sword-devel] Importing from biblegateway.com

Jonathon Blake jonathon.blake at gmail.com
Thu May 5 14:42:00 MST 2005

Joel wrote:

>The real question is the legal one.

Have you followed _any_ of the discussions on any of the e-Sword lists
about _The Bible Import Tool_?

i)  More than one Bible publisher considers that it is a tool designed
specifically for copyright infringement.

ii) At least one online Bible website has specifically requested to be
excluded from the list of sites that it can import Bibles from.

It can be a useful tool, but it raises a number of thorny issues. 
Issues that are magnified when distributed under a GNU GPL: style


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