[sword-devel] XML->IMP GUI-tool

Joachim Ansorg sword-devel@crosswire.org
Tue, 26 Nov 2002 22:00:47 +0100

If you need any help with Swig stuff, let me know. It should compile with the 
compiler which you used to compile Sword.

Are you using Linux or Windows?


> Hi there,
> I mentioned a while ago that I used a CCEL.org XML file to create a
> Sword module. I promised to get back to Joachim -- sorry it took so
> long! The reason is that I was captivated by a Perl GUI programming
> frenzy :-) . I needed to test-drive a GUI toolkit, so I decided to
> create a GUI tool for the same task.
> You can get it at
> http://www.web42.com/software/sword/ccel2imp/
> There are some screnshots, and a READ_ME_NOW.txt. For Windows users, I
> prepared a distribution zip file that includes perl and the necessary
> modules. There's also a zip file that just includes source, and the
> source code of the original commandline-tool.
> The XML translation is very basic. Please don't laugh when you look at
> it :). It is more a proof of concept. The idea is to only parse the
> tags that are known and ignore the rest. I envision that with an
> extended parser that parses the attributes as well and allows for the
> inclusion of custom rules (that could be specified via a GUI), most
> CCEL files could easily be transformed to GBS format. And I think I
> really should finally set up a C-Compiler, so I can use the Swig
> bindings...
> A note for editing the final content using the tree display: You can
> drag-and-drop nodes in the tree to copy them, and delete them by
> clicking on them using your right mouse button. It's a bit clumsy,
> sorry.
> Let me know what you think...
> Greetings,
>    Christian

Joachim Ansorg