[sword-devel] jsword

Sam Ip sword-devel@crosswire.org
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 <paul@redeemed.org.uk>
>Reply-To: sword-devel@crosswire.org
>To: sword-devel@crosswire.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.
>God bless,

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