[sword-devel] Web Interface
Don A. Elbourne Jr.
Sat, 22 Feb 2003 20:59:49 -0600
like you said, we may want some features that require it. You mentioned
would be to use the "title" attribute of the href tag. I created a little
one verse demo:
Do you mean something like that? I'm pretty sure all modern browsers support
the title mouseover thing, but I'm not 100% positive. Does it work on
Ns/Linux? It works on Mozilla/Win and IE 6. BTW, The links on the demo go
nowhere. I'm assuming we would have them go to a page with the
dictionary/lexicon definitions and/or a concordance type listing of other
occurrences of the same word.
by grace alone,
Don A. Elbourne Jr.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Troy A. Griffitts" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, February 22, 2003 5:52 PM
Subject: Re: [sword-devel] Web Interface
> Wow, thanks for all the traffic!
> I'm still really looking for user interface ideas (thanks for the ones
> that have been expressed). The calls to get the data from sword will be
> dependent on the dynamic server-side mechanism used; coming up with an
> easy access mechanism to the sword engine from an httpd plugin is a
> separate issue. (Joe, jsword is an option to solve this problem if jsp
> is the httpd plugin, but I'm not quite sure jsword is there yet, and if
> I'm wrong, I'm pretty sure the sword-like api interface isn't close,
> I definitely understand the point about not using stuff that will make
> the tool inaccessible to some. There are many sites that I can't go to
> just because I run NS on Linux!
> BUT, I want cool functionality for those who have it, so we will
> probably have an option that can be toggled. For example, I want hover
> popup help for strongs numbers. Not sure how else to do that without
> Agreed, no frames.
> OK, any user interface design ideas? I'd love to see a mockup that
> anyone feels inspired to throw together.
> Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
> > On Sat, 22 Feb 2003 YTang0648@aol.com wrote:
> >>In a message dated 2/22/2003 8:08:24 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> >>infoChi@infomagic.net writes:
> >>>PHP is given out free, the same GPL style as we have but different,
> >>>are many details to it. PHP is made for many different types of servers
> >>>is very common.
> >>given out free, a different open source license, MPL, is with it.
> >>made for many different types of client OS and is very common too. And
> >>it, Netscape7, AOL, CompuServ, IE , Opera, Phoneix, Chimera, Safari ALSO
> >>interface because the browser they use is lack of the standard support,
> >>not sure people will happe with php since there are even no standard for
> >>please" because my browser do not support it request.
> > It seems you are not entirely informed. PHP can be completely
> > Wether or not valid HTML/XHTML/.... is generated is the programmers
> > responsibility.
> > browsers:
> > - Lynx
> > - w3m
> > - links
> > handled very well without them.
> > We want to be accessible to all. While a text browser works for blind
> > inaccessable to them.
> > Hugo.
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