Re: [NTLK] [OT]You have got to be kiddin'

From: Victor Rehorst (
Date: Fri Jul 15 2005 - 09:44:26 PDT

Ed Kummel wrote:
> I find it funny that a "Bible" can be
> copyrighted....the Bible is considered the "Word of
> God", therefor God must own the original copyright,
> and I don't know about you, but I don't think I would
> enjoy getting sued by God...;-P

Any translation of any other work is considered an "original work" and
therefore copyrightable. This is why, for example, Kafka's original German
books are in the public domain but the canonical English translations by Willa
& Edmumd Muir are not.

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