[sword-devel] HELP! Need your feedback on XML Markup Language

nuno barreto sword-devel@crosswire.org
Fri, 17 Aug 2001 11:47:06 +0100

<Verse>Text for <Quote>a verse</Quote></Verse><Verse><Quote>text for the </Quote>next verse</Verse> 

If quoting means italic, for example, it will all appear italic.

If you wants to put a ", then dont use tags.

<Verse>Text for "a verse</Verse><Verse>text for the" next verse</Verse> 

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From:	"owner-sword-devel@crosswire.org" <owner-sword-devel@crosswire.org> on behalf of	"Troy A. Griffitts" <scribe@crosswire.org>
Sent:	Fri, 17 Aug 2001 03:27:35 -0700
To:	"sword-devel@crosswire.org" <sword-devel@crosswire.org>, "bt-devel@crosswire.org" <bt-devel@crosswire.org>
Subject:	[sword-devel] HELP! Need your feedback on XML Markup Language

	Here's a less formal invite to discuss a few topics about XML Markup.

	I think XML stinks for Bible Text Markup!

	XML doesn't allow more than one hierarchy in a document.  Here's an
example of logical XML markup.

<Book NAME="Genesis"><Chapter NUMBER="1"><Verse NUMBER="1">In the

This is all fine and dandy, but what about <Quote></Quote>, Intro,
Paragraph, Red, Bold, Italic, etc!  Most of these things WILL cross over
the single hierachy limit of XML.


<Verse>Text for <Quote>a verse</Verse><Verse>text for the </Quote>next


	What do you guys think?