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Re: Quran license

The text and audio are probably already public domain... I don't think
you can GPL them... you do not own the right.

Same thing for the data in the xml file, you can only licence the XML
dtd (file format).

On Sat, 2002-12-28 at 05:45, Mohammed Elzubeir wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 27, 2002 at 01:20:55PM +0700, Mohammad DAMT wrote:
> > Brothers,
> > 
> > What's appropriate license for Quran data (XML and audio files),
> > is Public Domain good enough?
> > 
> > I was about to make rpm files for quran projects and got stuck on this 
> > matter.
> > 
> I think the text is public domain, but the XML format and audio recording
> can be either way. I would suggest you keep it under the GPL.
> That's just my suggestion though, I think this is by far up to those
> involved directly (namely you, M.Yousif and Khayat).
> later

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