[sword-devel] New filter for red letter words
Wed, 15 Jan 2003 08:15:52 +0000
In BibleTime you can specify the color you want for the "red letter words".
Am Dienstag, 14. Januar 2003 22:36 schrieb Daniel Adams:
> I have a rhetorical question, if a user was to desire to read Jesus' words
> in green rather than black or red, should it be allowed and should we
> accommodate it?
> I know it is a dumb question.
> By the Grace of God,
> Dan Adams - infoChi@infomagic.net
> 1 Peter 4:10 (NIV)- Each one should use whatever gift he has received to
> serve others, faithfully administering God's grace in its various forms.
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Joachim Ansorg
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> Subject: Re: [sword-devel] New filter for red letter words
> Hey Chris,
> it wasn't my intention to start a flame war :)
> We just remove the red color, but no text. The red color was added later by
> the translators but it's no in the original ancient texts. Just like
> footnotes. Or am I wrong here?
> It's the users choice if he likes Jesus' words in red or black, isn't it?
> And I didn't implemented this because of the sword-support eMail but
> because I
> wanted the filter myself.
> But if Troy says this it's wrong what I did I'll remove it.
> > On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Joachim Ansorg wrote:
> > > I just added a new strip filter for red letter words. Works on my
> > > side.
> > This constitutes altering text presentation. Whenever possible, we do
> > not do this or allow this because it is not our right to choose
> > presentation of books that we did not author. We try to (and need to)
> > maintain as much as possible of the presentation format of text
> > editions.
> > We also shouldn't be writing filters and otherwise modifying Sword for
> > everyone who comes along declaring that something is unbiblical. Will
> > you also write a filter to convert instances of Lord back to YWHW
> > because it is an affront to God that we try to hide his name? Or
> > better, back to Hebrew because it is an affront to God that we should
> > render his name in any but His Chosen Language?
> > --Chris
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