[sword-devel] No, not new! Re: a MacSword review

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Sat Apr 21 15:39:12 MST 2007

Personally I'm just looking forward to the Windows version of BibleTime. 
Until then, I'll make do with BibleCS as it is.


Eeli Kaikkonen wrote:
> Also one sad thing about Sword is the BibleCS. It should be the flagship
> of Sword. Now it's more like a prototype. Don't take me wrong, you know
> that I have done much work with that (translating) and answered support
> questions. But I really honestly think that it should be replaced
> with something better, or improved greatly. I respect the work done by
> Troy, Chris and others, but it has been quite clear that BibleCS is not
> of top priority for them.  Apparently they would like to do other
> things, and it's not right that they have to put their energy into
> something which is not very interesting.  This is Open Source and we all
> should love what we do, right?
> Why we don't attract developers and community? BibleTime has even
> www-pages translated to many languages but BibleCS has not got updates
> for the user interface translations, except my Finnish translation (at
> least that I know of). Closed source products have active forums,
> BibleCS (sub)forum gets 4 message threads per year, of which one was
> "Is Sword for Windows Dead?". What's the problem?
>   Yours,
> 	Eeli Kaikkonen (Mr.), Oulu, Finland
> 	e-mail: eekaikko at mailx.studentx.oulux.fix (with no x)
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