[sword-devel] NET bible

Troy A. Griffitts scribe at crosswire.org
Sun Jul 2 00:05:57 MST 2006

	sword should be able to parse them all.  Our verse parser handles 
pretty crazy stuff.  You can use tests/parsekey or utilities/vs2osisref

We have a simple web form to vs2osisref up at:


Hope this helps,

Barry Drake wrote:
> Hi Matt ..........
> Matt Reimer wrote:
>> I continue working on my PDA sword viewer with NET, and am really
>> enjoying it. I'm finding small issues, which would be nice to fix
>> before the release if possible. These come to mind:
>> 1. Can transliterated text in the notes be marked up? This would be
>> very helpful for display purposes.
> I think this is specific to the pda version.  On the other frontends, 
> the transliterated version appears in brackets immediately after the 
> Hebrew or Greek language version, and it seems fairly obvious as to what 
> it is.
>> 2. I notice in BibleWorks that maps and Scripture references are
>> displayed in another color. Is it possible to mark these up as well?
>> Do the source documents have this kind of markup? Or is that something
>> BibleWorks added?
> All the information is there in the database just waiting to be accessed 
> as we are able.  Unfortunately, the scripture references are in such 
> diverse formats that we haven't yet been able to write a script that 
> resolves all of them.  I don't know what BibleWorks has done, but I bet 
> there are a lot of references that are unmarked!
> If anyone wants to work on that, I have the perl scripts here and you 
> can see the needs and the attempts that have been made so far (commented 
> out).  If you have suggestions for marking up the map refs, that could 
> easily be put in the perl scripts too.  I'll send them if you want.  The 
> scripts work with the MySql database in which NET is stored, and the 
> output from the scripts is OSIS.
>> 3. In the notes I notice "L&N" frequently, instead of "L&N".
>> It looks like the "&" is getting escaped twice.
> Nobody's spotted this yet.  Can you give a couple of references please ....
> God bless,
> Barry
> -- From Barry Drake (The Revd) minister of the Netherfield United Reformed church, Nottingham see http://www.jesusinnetherfield.org.uk for our church homepages).
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