Fri, 15 Feb 2002 13:20:10 -0800
I too am interested in helping out with a Java port. So please let me know
what's going on and keep me posted. Sorry for this short one.
>From: Paul A Dean <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: [sword-devel] jsword
>Date: 15 Feb 2002 19:37:43 +0000
>Troy A. Griffitts posted:
> > > Troy,
> > >
> > > Sounds like you're very busy. I'm just writing to see if you've
> > > received any of my previous mail and to determine Crosswire's
> > > level of interest in a Java port. I am about to sign a new
> > > contract. I would like to allocate time for this volunteer work
> > > as well. If you're interested, but need time, just let me know.
> > > I'll proceed assuming we can come to a working agreement.
>I'm also interested in helping out with the java port. Could someone
>point me to what has already been done? Those of us interested in
>helping with jsword might usefully get a discussion going which could
>lead to coordinated effort.
>Getting ahead of myself a little, one idea I've just had for the
>interface is to allow lookup in online versions. My view of the web
>is a little like an extension of my personal file space :), and I want
>to be able to access it as easily as I do the sword modules on my hard
>disk, and even not need to be aware of which versions I have locally
>and which are remote. This would also bypass the copyright issue for
>those versions everyone wants but can't get. Ideally, it ought to be
>possible to use it without even installing any modules locally. As a
>precedent of how convenient this can be, I'd mention the dict client.
>I would also like to see links for each verse to CCEL's world wide
>study bible sermons etc. For anyone with an always-on connection(
>which is increasingly a large portion of people ) these would, I
>think, be interesting features.
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