[sword-devel] Probs. w/SWORD API with C++Builder 6.0

john loo sword-devel@crosswire.org
Thu, 1 Apr 2004 15:30:05 -0600

hey i am willing to test modules. due to severe depression i am unable 
to work since june 03. i am praying for God to due a mighty work in me 
and to be used by Him. if i can be of help, or if someone would like to 
help me with developing modules i would be glad to help in any way i 
On Thursday, Apr 1, 2004, at 15:11 US/Central, Jonathan Mickelson wrote:

> Troy,  thanks for the welcome.  I've downloaded the latest CVS trees 
> for
> sword,  icu-sword, and biblecs.
> To anyone with answers:
> I'm running into to numerous snags with building sword and the other
> modules using C++ Builder 6.  Is this common?  Also, are there any
> components that need to be installed?  What steps are needed to
> establish a golden development enviroment on a new PC?
> It appears there is a great need for developer documentation for this
> project.  That's something I also do well, but I need to be up and
> running to start that process.  As I look around, I see that more test
> cases need developing.
> What is the primary development platform for SWORD API?  I recognize
> Borland and Windows as primary, but also see Linux and Microsoft
> compiler support and scripts.
> Is there any developer documentation whether old or current?  And
> finally, what is the last stable build?  I'd like to start with that
> unless that is going backwards.  I'm trying to shorten the learning
> curve by playing with a working model.
> How many developers are on the API project currently?  What databases
> are being used, if any? Persistant objects?  How are people assigned to
> different modules or source code files (who is working on what?)
> Any questions for me?
> Thank you,
> Jonathan Mickelson
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