[sword-devel] Projects discussion document
Fri, 7 Jan 2000 14:19:10 -0000
These are just a random brief impression of what is going on at the
moment and what I reckon could be useful. Ideas, comments, things
I've blatantly missed welcome. This is just to put things up for
discussion to see where things could go this year.
Web site and mailing lists
automatic source snapshots
List of current projects and leaders
cvs notification list
publicise sword-support on website
the web interface to sword
BibleTime - KDE - linux/unix
Sword - Win32
wxSword - lots
Curses - lots
development, internationalisation(translation) and documentation
make sure it works for as many platforms as there are apps for
support for books and more ThML support
internationalisation (inc making a new abbrevs mechanism for it)
verse parsing in versekey (esp if have new abbrevs mechanism)
downloading books(e.g. from ccel) or modules from crosswire or
mirror as part of library
put together distributions for various platforms for library, apps
Given the large number of modules and distributions, it might be
good to distribute the modules in zip, tar.gz or tar.bz2 and have
rpms/debs/etc that will install from the archive to the right place.
suse, redhat, debian, mandrake, caldera, corel, stampede
document instructions for creating them
converting from olb esp. http://www.ccel.org/olb
book type modules
stuff to do with the new possible search mechanism
looking for more
A linguistics professor was lecturing to his class one day.
"In English," he said, "A double negative forms a positive.
In some languages, though, such as Russian, a double negative
is still a negative. However, there is no language wherein
a double positive can form a negative."
A voice from the back of the room piped up, 'Yeah, right.'