Fw: [sword-devel] Custom CD's For Churches WHY AM I GETTING YOUR MAIL?????????????????????

Crystal Mason sword-devel@crosswire.org
Thu, 19 Oct 2000 09:02:36 -0400

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From: Troy A. Griffitts <scribe@crosswire.org>
To: <sword-devel@crosswire.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2000 2:58 AM
Subject: Re: [sword-devel] Custom CD's For Churches

> Geoff,
> Are you talking about the initial CD splash screen?  If so, allowing a
> simple button that, when pressed, pulls up a browser pointing to an url
> on the CD is very simple.  I almost would think that a church might want
> to just create their own splash screen.  I'm all for either.  If you
> would like, I will add an option to the current splash screen that
> checks a config file for a church url and button label, and if it finds
> one, will place the button on the splash screen.  Let me know if this is
> what you are thinking.
> >         Has anyone given any thought to adding a customizable button or
> > down for churches, organizations or individuals to use.
> > I thought I could add my own church specific material to a CD to be
> > copied and handed out to both new and old members.
> > It could contain extras like our church phone directory, photos, a map
> > the church, links to our church web page at
> > http://www.newheartworship.org , New convert studies. etc... etc....
> >
> > If there was a button that could be Named by the user with the ability
> > add links to other data on the CD it might find itself to be a popular
> > idea.
> >
> > Larger churches could make up their own master and have it printed off
> > if you desired to go into the middle man area they could order through
> > you.
> >
> > Maybe a Sword/Church specific Master Label could be adopted.
> >
> > Or maybe I'm just dreaming.
> >
> > Any one that has a good idea of how this would be done feel free to add
> > your 2 cents worth.
> > If the capability already exists in the Windows version to make outside
> > links I would be thrilled.