[osis-user] Re: [sword-devel] Yet another KJV markup question.
chrislit at crosswire.org
Tue Mar 7 01:24:44 MST 2006
DM Smith wrote:
> Chris Little wrote:
>> OSIS is already being used in CrossWire's KJV in ways other than what
>> was intended. The lemma and morph attributes indicate the lemma and
>> morphology of their content, but the CrossWire KJV uses them to
>> indicate the lemma and morphology of words in a completely different
>> document. (We have an English language document with lemmatization and
>> morphology information for a Greek language document.)
> Can you recommend a better way? I would like to create the best OSIS for
> the KJV and use xslt to make it acceptable to the SWORD api.
I can't. It's just isn't a normal thing to want to markup (morphology
from some other text) and I can't see it ever being a common enough
issue to warrant special handing in OSIS (like a new attribute).
> I was thinking that POS is a better place for robinson's part of speech
Robinson's codes identify more than just part of speech. POS shouldn't
indicate case/number/person agreement or tense/aspect/mood/modality.
Those are the domain of the morph attribute. (NB: Again, I don't know
much about Greek, so if Greek doesn't have some portion of those
attributes, obviously Robinson's doesn't either, but I know it presents
a fairly complete description each word's morphology.)
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