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Re: fortune bible
On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 03:57:42PM -0000, Dave Korn wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: cygwin-talk-owner On Behalf Of Robb, Sam
> > Sent: 13 January 2005 15:58
> > To: Talk Amongst Yourselves
> > Subject: RE: fortune bible
> > > I'm truly tempted.
> > >
> > > What I'd really like is a Catholic Bible in fortune
> > > format, but I don't think any of the officially
> > > sanctioned English bibles are truly in the public
> > > domain, despite the fact that the NAB is written by
> > > the US Conference of Catholic Bishops. Go figure!
> > >
> > > I guess there's always the Latin Vulgate.
> > The KJV, at least, is already in fortune format:
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/fortunebible/
> > There are many older translations that are in the
> > public domain - ASV (1901), Darby's (1890's), Young's
> > (1898), and others (Geneva Bible, etc.)
> > -Samrobb
> I thought copyright expires seventy years after the author's
> death? Does this mean Nietzche was right?
In the US, it's not that simple. There's a good summary here: