[sword-devel] Mac OS X client - HTML Markup

Terry Biggs sword-devel@crosswire.org
16 Apr 2002 08:51:35 -0400

On Tue, 2002-04-16 at 07:08, Chris Little wrote:
> > Okay, so I got this working with FMT_HTMLHREF (and there does 
> > appear to 
> > be a FMT_HTML as well, but I never tried it).
> > 
> > Looks pretty good, though I can't say I've ever seen a <!P> 
> > tag in HTML 
> > before!?

You probably want see it again either :)
It's just a comment and replaces the <P> I catch and if the user has
selected to view the Bible Text in verses I just ignore it. Other wise
it gets replaced with <P>. 

> There are some non-HTML conventions used in FMT_HTMLHREF that require
> parsing & filtering on the client side.  Maybe Terry could elaborate.
> Or maybe you can figure them all out by reading the source.
> > Is ENC_UTF16 supposed to be Unicode, and what are these other 
> > encoding 
> > types? Does ENC_HTML use character entities or something?
> ENC_UTF16 is supposed to be UTF-16 but I would not recommend using it
> because it is still untested.  ENC_HTML should do numeric character
> entities.  I would recommend using ENC_UTF8 and setting the character
> encoding to UTF-8 since it will buy you a little bit extra speed in most
> cases (by virtue of not requiring any character conversions).
> --Chris