[sword-devel] Re: GUI interfaces

Joachim Ansorg sword-devel@crosswire.org
Wed, 19 Dec 2001 22:41:29 +0100


> How does this relate to Sword?  Well, Sword is currently available to
> C++ programs.  There should be alternate interfaces for other tools.  A
> simple command line tool to quote a verse by reference or output a
> concordance like list of references given a search key would be handy
> for a scripted web page or editor macros.  A C interface would be more
> easily wrapped for script languages like Python or Perl.  A command line
> tool would also let you search the Scriptures on a 4Mb 386 in console
> mode (although an ncurses frontend would be nicer for that).

A Perl interface does already exist and (beginnings of) a ncurses frontend 
were written some monhs ago.