[sword-devel] Diatheke -k modlist

Don A. Elbourne Jr. sword-devel@crosswire.org
Fri, 28 Feb 2003 11:48:39 -0600

No problem. I was just curious. If it was there, I could have used it for
something, but not essential.

by grace alone,

Don A. Elbourne Jr.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Little" <chrislit@crosswire.org>
To: <sword-devel@crosswire.org>
Sent: Friday, February 28, 2003 11:48 AM
Subject: Re: [sword-devel] Diatheke -k modlist

> On Fri, 28 Feb 2003, Don A. Elbourne Jr. wrote:
> > Is it possible to use the modlist in Diatheke to return the language and
> > locked status of each module?
> No.  You could add this to the program, I guess, but it complicates
> things and is partially beyond the scope of the program's intent.
> If a module is installed on a system, it's locked status shouldn't matter.
> If it's installed, it should work.  (This, of course,  is not the case on
> crosswire.org where we have lots of locked modules that pretend to be
> installed but are not really.)
> The self-generating interface page that you get when you run the script
> with no arguments was never intended as the normal way to interface it.
> It's quite an inefficient way of doing things and was only done because of
> people's requests for such a feature.  Language info might be a nice
> addition though, if someone feels like throwing that into diatheke.
> --Chris
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