[bt-devel] Ubuntu Touch App
gary.holmlund at gmail.com
Mon Oct 14 10:33:44 MST 2013
On 10/14/2013 5:03 PM, israel dahl wrote:
> Hi everyone, we are still working on the Ubuntu Touch app, and have
> made some progress, but the development has been delayed a bit (as can
> happen in small open source projects). I had a few questions, so I
> thought I'd ask here.
> Is there a central repository for Audio Bibles? If not (I should
> probably ask this on the SWORD list) is there any plans to do so?
> Also is there any backend for using Audio Bibles. I haven't made it
> through all the code from Gary's branch yet, so I figured I should
> just ask, and maybe you could point me to the header(s)/cpp files to
> look at. You have a lot of really good code, and a majority of it is
> very useful for us, however I don't think it will work to simply add
> another frontend. At this point I think we are going to cherry pick
> some things from your code (giving credit to the wonderful BT
> development team), and leave out large amounts of what is available in
> the source. I hope this decision is ok with all of you (since it is
> open GPL'd software I'd assume that was your intent), but we really
> want to tailor the program to that specific platform, and integrate it
> heavily to Ubuntu (Touch and desktop OS). If we come up with any
> really ingenious ways of doing some of the things we need we will
> hopefully be able to commit back to your project as well, especially
> with the audio portions and some other mobile related things... though
> a lot of this will be Ubuntu API specific. We are working towards
> including a 'sharing' feature to integrate with text messaging as well
> as social media API's since Ubuntu SDK is still in development, it is
> still unclear whether this will be included in a central messaging
> API, or if each social media outlet will need to be coded in.
> In any case thank you all for your incredible efforts and may the Lord
> Jesus Christ continue blessing you all!!
BibleTime does not have any audio features. The audio repository
question should be asked on the sword list. I am not aware that they
have any audio content.
Blessings to you.
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