[sword-devel] Sources for certain modules.

Roberto C. Sanchez roberto at familiasanchez.net
Sun Nov 20 13:55:39 MST 2005

On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 12:00:53AM -0500, DM Smith wrote:
> Roberto,
> Every book is in a special Sword module format. The ones with z in the 
> extension are compressed. The first letter indicates whether the compression is 
> at a chapter (i.e. c) or a book (i.e. b) level or a verse level (i.e. v), but 
> there are none at a verse level.
> The text that is contained by a module may be plain text, gbf format, ThML 
> format or OSIS format. The Sword and JSword libraries know how to extract the 
> text in a meaningful way. There are linux applications that use these 
> libraries. Also, the libraries provide the ability to download the modules from 
> the crosswire website and install it to the user's machine.
> You can obtain the modules here: 
> http://www.crosswire.org/ftpmirror/pub/sword/packages/rawzip/
> Please, ignore the files that are zero length. There are no modules for them. 
> They represent books under copyright for which we would love to have permission 
> to have and distribute.
> Hope this helps,
>    DM

Thanks.  The information you provided was just what I needed.  The
packages I am preparing should uploaded to Debian soon.


Roberto C. Sanchez
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