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please review terms of use at quran.uk.net - you need to add a link to this you use data from here

Salam Idris,

I like your new website mashallah its great! I just have one question. Do you plan on your website to let users know what is the source of the data, i.e. that you are using the Quranic Arabic Corpus? I link back in some form would be appreciated. The reason I mention this is that our data is still being corrected, and we would very appreciate it if the users of your new site could click a button like "suggest new root" or "suggest new word group" so that they can link back to the comment page on our website and suggest a correction. Otherwise, my fear is that you may be presenting incorrect information to students of the Quran and not letting them have a way to suggest a correction to the original authors of the data. Mashallah great website by the way, and great concept.

This webpage is a perfect example of what I'm taking about:

http://quran.uk.net/WordMorphology.aspx?location=(18:45:16)

Here you can see a detailed discussion of the correct root, and we plan to fix this mistake as well as others. Would you consider having a button to post to this page if a user thinks that the root is wrong?

I think that this is mentioned in the terms of use of the data "This annotation can be used in any website or application, provided its source (the Quranic Arabic Corpus) is clearly indicated, and a link is made to http://quran.uk.net to enable users to keep track of changes." So I hope inshallah that according to the terms of use that are agreed to before download, you can include such a link?

I've also been looking at the related source code "http://pypi.python.org/pypi/django-quran/0.1".

Again, I have a question about the terms of use here. If you are distributing any lists of roots or words with this project, have you also included the verbatim copy of the morphological analysis? This is in accordance to the following terms of use "Permission is granted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this file, but CHANGING IT IS NOT ALLOWED."

I know that these terms of use may seem restrictive, but they are essential beacuse of the nature of the Quran - we must ensure inshallah that we maintain accurate data for students of the quran, and also that a link to the source of the data is always present so that users know where the data comes from and how to correct it (e.g. roots).

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