NA26/ machine readable texts of the Greek NT
Vincent Broman wrote...
> I have decided purely as a courtesy to the ABS to remove the NA26
> text from the FTP filesystem on bugs.nosc.mil . I do this mainly
> because the Bible Societies get royalties from the licensed copies
> of the text.
If anyone desires the NA26 text, I suggest that they contact
Mark Fuller at email@example.com He has the machine
readable text available.
> Mr. Scanlin said that they were unhappy about the way the Online Bible
> distributes the NA26 text like freeware, and he recognizes that there
> is a difference of opinion about the legal issues of copyright, but they
> are unlikely to take any punitive legal action against OLB, because they
> would look like heavies, and the Society's goal of spreading bible knowledge
> would not be furthered.
There is also the matter that they may not have a legal leg to
stand on. There is the suggestion that a text that is going on it's
second millenium may have passed into the Public Domain.