Tue, 11 Feb 2003 21:18:24 +0100
There's a Perl script which converts the ThML to a format which can be
converted directly into a module.
I think the perl script works better than imp2gbs.
The URL should be http://www.web42.com/software/sword/ccel2imp/. The tool
imp2gbs converts the resulting text into a Sword module.
> Thanks for the info. The docs I have pulled from ccel.org are
> available in other formats, including osis. Is there any tool that could
> use another format that would come closer to working? Or, would the
> modules have to be made by hand or a script?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Chris Little <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 10:33:24 -0700 (MST)
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [sword-devel] thml2gbs
> > thml2gbs has some bugs and is broken at the moment, I believe.
> > You should not modify the .bdt files manually because it will mess up the
> > indexing in the other files. There are some quirky things you COULD do
> > in ThML (or OSIS or any other XML format) that would really confuse
> > thml2gbs, but I don't think that is done in any texts I've seen. So any
> > problems you're having are probably the result of either:
> > 1) bugs in thml2gbs (it was really just a proof-of-concept project and
> > didn't quite get finished)
> > 2) bugs/inadequacies in Sword's or BibleCS's handling of ThML
> > 3) possibly bugs in the GenBook code, but this is least likely
> > On Mon, 10 Feb 2003, Jason and Larua Brooks wrote:
> > > OK. I went back with the same config as below and generated the files
> > > fine. The only question I have left is this: is it common to have to
> > > manually manipulate the *.bdt files? I ran thml2gbs on Calvin's
> > > Institutes and Harmony of the Law in 4 volumes, all in XML (thml). I
> > > realize the Harmony presents problems because it is laid out in chart
> > > format. However, Institutes is flat in relation. But the thml2gbs
> > > caught all the head tags, but missed all the text underneath. For
> > > example, there are simply Roman Numerals in the left pane. The text
> > > pane only lists the topic sentence. I manipulated the first of the bdt
> > > file, and corrected some of the problems. So, question is is this a
> > > problem with the source, the conversion process, or what? Or is it the
> > > norm?
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