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Re: KJV Bible - Crown Copyright in UK [was: Bug#338077: ITP: sword-text-kvj -- King James Version with Strongs Numbers and Morphology]

On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 06:16:52PM +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> This makes the KJV of the bible non-free in GB and probably even
> illegal to distribute at all in GB, unless the Crown gives a blanket
> license for electronic distribution. Does it?
> Please investigate this before uploading to Debian.

According to Christian belief, the bible is the "word of God".
According to Nietzsche (in 1882), "God is dead".  So the author
of the bible is dead since at least 120 years.  How can the
copyright still hold?

Cheers, WB

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