[sword-devel] updated WEB and HNV bible modules?

Ryan V adyeths at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 17:51:25 MST 2005

Just thought I'd ask how the progress is coming along with this GBF to
OSIS converter. And to inquire about how much longer it might be until
we see new modules that were generated using this converter.
(specifically the WEB and HNV modules.)


On 9/14/05, Chris Little <chrislit at crosswire.org> wrote:
> In case anyone is waiting anxiously for the WEB & HNV modules, I just
> wanted to give an update and report that I did find some time to work on
> them over the weekend but am not finished. Basic GBF->OSIS tag
> conversion is mostly complete. I think I still have to tweak quotation
> marking, and the large tasks of pruning unnecessary tags & making the
> converter not just generate equivalent OSIS elements but
> schema-validatable (and then more generally OSIS-conformant) still
> remain. So there's progress, but it will still take at least another
> weekend.
> --Chris
> Chris Little wrote:
> > Hi Ryan,
> >
> > I think most of us are pretty busy right now. For my part, I've been
> > very busy with school, and just started a new semester, so I haven't had
> > much time to work on modules.
> >
> > There are two issues that need to be handled with regard to putting out
> > updated WEB/HNV modules. The first is that the modules need to be in
> > (compliant) OSIS format. The second is that the OSIS document needs to
> > be converted by a script from the GBF originals in a way that can be
> > repeated as new versions of the text are released.
> >
> > Failing to meet the first requirement doesn't move the project in the
> > direction we're moving (and doesn't help to move modules towards the
> > standard we're concentrating our support on). And failure to meet the
> > second requirement means we can't easily update the text in the future,
> > which is something we would like to be able to do.
> >
> > If you have a script to do the GBF to OSIS conversion that we need,
> > please share it and we can get an updated copy posted quickly. Failing
> > that, I'll try to get started on a new script this weekend if I can find
> > some time, as I can't find the old version I was working on.
> >
> > --Chris
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