[sword-devel] Important questions
Troy A. Griffitts
Sun, 18 Mar 2001 21:23:34 -0700
I'm been feeling under the weather lately. Apologies for not
responding to all this right now. About the compile error. Instead of
trying to get it to work the way it was, I rewrote it a little. ONE
MORE TIME..... Let me know how it goes...
Joachim Ansorg wrote:
> Hi Troy!
> > Joachim,
> > Had to backout one of the typename changes that you made for Borland
> > C++Builder to like it. Please let me know if you needed them both.
> > I've commited what works for me.
> Sorry, but it doesn't work.
> I attached the messages (we compiled with the -pedantic flag because we use
> it in BibleTime. -pedantic checks for ISO C++ compliant code).
> > Yes. I agree. Let's let's make a bookmark class.
> This is great!
> In our opinion we need at least the following features in the bookmark class:
> -Folders with nested subfolders
> -Each bookmark should have a key and a description. It should also hold the
> module type and the name of module it references, but it should work with all
> modules of the same type (Bible / Commentary / Lexicon).
> -Bookmarks should be ex- and importable using files
> -It should be possible to share the bookmarks with other users using a
> different locale
> > o You will no longer be able to share keys between modules.
> Could you please explain this more detailed?
> > o We will need some kind of dynamic mapping mechanism, because now,
> > the common mapping is done at module creation time by mapping all verses
> > to KJV numbering. Without this, we will still need a way to link
> > between variant numberings
> We do not need a new mapping system, we simply want to know which
> books/chapters/verses of the KJV scheme are available in a given module.
> For example some modules do only have the New Testament. Commentaries do only
> have some keys commented.
> > o Numberings will not have the same index values, so when setting a
> > key, a literal parse from one module's VerseKey to another will be
> > necessary, making it slower.
> If we still use the KJV numbering this is not necessary.
> > Is there a way around it? Why do you need this information? I think
> > you know you can get KJV numberings from the VerseKey::books structure,
> > right?
> We want to use the KJV, but it confuses users if some parts of a module show
> no text. We do only want to give them the available books etc.
> > > -We expect a copy constructor in swmodule to be the easiest way of
> > > implementing thread safe searching in bibletime.
> > Planned. Actually, I was also trying to figure out a way to make
> > Searching thread-safe without copying the module.
> We'd like to help if you want.
> > > -We would like the current status of the new search engine
> > > implementation.
> > Not sure. Barry Drake just volunteered to do an implementation. :)
> > (just kidding, Barry)
> Maybe Trevor?
> We'd be very pleased to see a new fast search engine, because this is really
> required for a good Bible study tool.
> make: Entering directory `/mnt/misc/cvs/sword/sword/tests'
> gcc -I../include/ -D_GNU_SOURCE -DNDEBUG -D_GNU_SOURCE -DNDEBUG -pipe -Wall
> -Wno-format -pedantic -DZLIBSUPPORTED -pg -O3 -m486 -o configtest
> configtest.cpp -L../lib/ -lsword -lstdc++ -lz
> ../include/swconfig.h: In method `class string &
> > > >::operator (const string &)':
> configtest.cpp:6: instantiated from here
> ../include/swconfig.h:44: invalid use of member
> > > >::value_type'
> make: *** [configtest] Error 1
> make: Leaving directory `/mnt/misc/cvs/sword/sword/tests'
> make: *** [tests/targets] Error 2
> Joachim and Martin
> Joachim Ansorg
> BibleTime - www.bibletime.de - firstname.lastname@example.org
> BibleTime is an easy to use Bible study tool for KDE / Linux.