[sword-devel] Sword exporter (Diaspora)
Mon, 8 Oct 2001 16:44:02 -0700
You are right... Chris is working on it as we speak. Should be fixed soon :)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Darren DeMeulenaere" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, October 08, 2001 3:55 PM
Subject: RE: [sword-devel] Sword exporter (Diaspora)
> I tried out Diaspora, for the Palm Bible, and I don't think it is working
> correctly. I get the following error on the Palm bible converter for the
> text you created:
> "Bible Converter For Bible Reader v 1.0 R2
> Copyright (C) 2001 Poetry H.C. Poon
> Parsing Bible Source ...
> Parser Exception : Unexpected token : <VERSE> : ... at line 3"
> While comparing the Test.txt to the version I was translating, I noticed a
> difference with <CHAPTER>, It was missing for the first chapter, after
> changing that, I moved down and it died farther on. I then discovered
> </CHAPTER> was missing at the end of each chapter. I have been adding
> and as I try the conversion program it continues to move farther down.
> Hope this makes since.
> ----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Little [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, October 08, 2001 1:25 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: RE: [sword-devel] Sword exporter (Diaspora)
> New version posted.
> There was a major bug, namely I forgot to run the module text through
> the render filters, so it was always outputting as ThML.
> I added 2 new export formats: "PBR" is Palm Bible Reader's import format
> (http://palmbible.sourceforge.net/) and Plain outputs plaintext (very
> similar looking to mod2vpl, but with markup degraded to plaintext).
> Again, output is ALWAYS UTF-8, so I'd recommend that anyone using this
> on non-ASCII materals targetting a non-UTF-8 program or platform use
> something like iconv (part of ICU) to convert the result to a compatible
> 8-bit encoding.
> Anyone feel like writing a ThML->Sword converter for
> Bibles/Commentaries/LD? :)