[sword-devel] Food for thought regarding OSIS and some of its
dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 13 11:34:59 MST 2006
The manual has now been posted on the bibletechnologies.net home page
along with the schema.
The <q> and <speech> elements now have a marker attribute for the
specific quotation mark, which will satisfy markup needs.
For a continuation quotation marker <milestone type="cQuote"
n="""/> can be used, where the attribute n contains the specific
The <q> element also predefines 3 types of quotes: block, citation and
embedded. As usual, x- can be used to extend the set of types.
Chris Little wrote:
> Kahunapule Michael Johnson wrote:
>> Apparently, amending the documentation to reflect those changes and
>> openly publishing the results has not been a high priority.
>> This change, once fully implemented in documentation and properly
>> published, would elevate OSIS from unusable without modification to
>> usable but not the best choice for any of the applications I'm
>> responsible for.
> The maintainer of the schema and author of the manual, Patrick
> Durusau, just said (over on the osis-user list) that the next version
> of the schema (2.1.1) should be available "soon" and that the manual
> should be up "by the end of the month." (But you may have to forgive
> some additional delays if the TC wants to make additional changes or
> if Patrick just gets too busy with other commitments.)
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