[sword-devel] Re: [sword-devel]Squeak Sword UI
Thu, 16 Jan 2003 22:28:37 +0500
> > Similar to what others have suggested, you might think of just doing an
> > OSIS reader and not try to read Sword modules. There are quite a few of
> > them and you'll need to be quite familiar with C++ in order to understand
> > the code that reads/writes them.
> Naive question alert...
> You mean I can't reverse engineer them from the text markup itself?
Jimmie, Sword modules are binaries, not text! Some of these are even
> The Java frontend, does it use the Sword libraries or will there be Java
> code for reading Sword modules?
There are more than one Java frontend. The answer is different for different
> It is quite possible I am underestimating the task of reading/parsing
> Sword modules. I thought the modules/text/rawtext/***/ot
> modules/text/rawtext/***/nt were simply text files which the Sword
> libraries parsed to create what was sent to the front end.
> Am I missing something significant?
> Is all I need not in those files?
These are binaries. There are not only RawText, but also several other formats you need.
Victor Porton (firstname.lastname@example.org)