Jason and Larua Brooks
Tue, 11 Feb 2003 16:08:52 -0600
Thanks for the pointer, and Christian, thanks for the work. I now have Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion as a sword module! If there's interest in checking it out for errors, etc, let me know and I'll pass it on!
----- Original Message -----
From: Joachim Ansorg <email@example.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 21:18:24 +0100
Subject: Re: [sword-devel] thml2gbs
> 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.
> > Chris,
> > 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?
> > Thanks,
> > Jason
> > ----- 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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