[sword-devel] ThML importer

Don A. Elbourne Jr. sword-devel@crosswire.org
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 09:45:10 -0600

When will this be available in the windows frontend?

One of the wonderful things that this will do is open the doors to
non-programmers to contribute by tagging PD books with ThML.

and just curious, are the converted files compressed? What is the size ratio
between a flat ThML file and one converted into Sword format?

Don A. Elbourne Jr.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Little" <chrislit@chiasma.org>
To: <sword-devel@crosswire.org>
Sent: Monday, February 25, 2002 10:40 AM
Subject: [sword-devel] ThML importer

> I've got a ThML book importer written.  There's a screenshot of
> BibleTime with two books produced simply by running it on a pair
> of ThML files at
> http://www.chiasma.org/~chrislit/bible/bt-genbook2.jpg .
> This adds about a hundred new books that we can use, virtually
> immediately.  And as new ThML books are added to CCEL (or old books are
> converted to ThML) those can also be used immediately.
> As a bonus, the importer is written in C.  So it can be compiled and
> distributed to users (unlike the Perl scripts I use for most of my
> converters).  And it will be easy to integrate into other programs, such
> as InstallMgr--so that we can have it download directly from CCEL &
> generate the book on the fly.
> --Chris