[sword-devel] KJV2006 progress report

chrislit at crosswire.org chrislit at crosswire.org
Tue Mar 7 22:05:06 MST 2006

On Tue, 7 Mar 2006, DM Smith wrote:

> Here is a summary of the changes:
> 2) replace <p/> (not allowed under OSIS) with <pb/>

Not sure, but these might be paragraph milestones (similar to <milestone 
type="x-p"/>). They shouldn't be pagebreaks. (But maybe that was a typo 
and supposed to be <lb/>.

> 3) On <w> elements, replace x-Strongs: with strong: and x-Robinson: with 
> robinson: (OSIS does not like the x- as a prefix to a work id)

These changes should be made even if x- were permitted.

> 8) deleted all <resp> elements as this has never been part of the OSIS 
> standard. resp is a global attribute. I could merge it with the preceding 
> <note type="x-strongsMarkup">....</note> However, I think these "notes" 
> should be removed as well.

I don't know if this is a good idea. I'm not sure if Troy has any plans to 
do anything at all with this data, but it would be nice to preserve the 
data indicating who was responsible for the judgments regarding Strong's 
tagging. Certainly it would be good to make it valid OSIS, but I don't 
like the idea of throwing data away.

> 2) Get rid of <note type="x-strongMarkup">...</note> These contain notes from 
> the taggers of the KJV2003 project, regarding the tagging. These also contain 
> URL escape sequences. They look really bad when they show up to an end user.

Same as above. Maybe it's just my opinon, but it would be nice to preserve 
this data. Certainly it should be cleaned up as necessary and hidden from 
users (unless we actually do something with it).

> I also want to experiment with using <q sID="xxx" who="Jesus"/> ... <q 
> eID="xxx"> to see if SWORD for Windows can handle it correctly. If so, I am 
> inclined to change all quotes to this form. (feedback desired)

You should have no problem here. I think this has been implemented for a 


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