Re: Bug#449317: ITP: zekr-quran-translations-ur -- Zekr Quran Urdu translations
Josselin Mouette wrote:
>Le lundi 05 novembre 2007 à 05:18 +0000, brian m. carlson a écrit :
> > According to Wikipedia, the translator died in 1921, which means that
> > his translation occurred prior to 1923. In this case, the translation
> > is in the public domain in the United States, so the license above is
> > incorrect.
> That would be true if the author was a US citizen.
His citizenship is irrelevant here. If it was _published_ (_not_
translated) prior to 1923, it's in the public domain in the US. If it
was published prior to the translator's death, it's most likely out of
copyright everywhere, though there are some unlikely exceptions.