[sword-devel] Re: Hebrew

Martin Gruner mg.pub at gmx.net
Mon Feb 21 02:43:04 MST 2005

Hi David,

> I am writing code to reverse the Hebrew in some of the documents at CCEL.
> It is something that I encountered while working on ThML Viewer, and since
> I had code which I had written to handle the same problem in the NASB
> Hebrew Lexicon I thought it made sense for me to work on solving the
> problem for the CCEL documents.
> Anyway, I need someone to look at the Hebrew in some documents at CCEL and
> tell me if it is only the characters of each word that must be reversed, or
> if the words need to be reordered also.
> I was wondering if you might be able to help me with this a little. If so,
> the first 2 documents that I am looking at are the Hebrew O.T., and
> Calvin's commentaries.

As far as I can see, the Masoretic OT is unicode and does not need to be 
reordered, as are Calvin`s commentaries (I looked at Genesis I). The other OT 
module is not and would have to be reordered, but seems superfluous. The WLC 
module from Crosswire should offer what you need.


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