[sword-devel] Topic Tags & verse lists sword-devel Digest, Vol 45, Issue 2

DM Smith dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 3 05:48:22 MST 2007

On Dec 3, 2007, at 5:45 AM, Jonathan Morgan wrote:

> On Dec 3, 2007 2:15 PM,  <RLRANDALLX at aol.com> wrote:
>> On the "Topic Tagging" request why not enhance the "Personal"  
>> commentary
>> software to allow topic tagging?  In fact if someone was ambitious  
>> they
>> could publish a commentary fully "Tagged".  Not sure where you  
>> would put the
>> "Tag Manager" but with storage and access resolved, the rest would  
>> fall in
>> place.
> The personal commentary is verse oriented and has a particular purpose
> (viz. making comments about verses).  While it might be possible to
> "extend" it, doing so would probably look very strange in other
> applications (which conformed to the original purpose of the personal
> commentary).  Verse Lists are conceptually very simple, far simpler
> than building on top of the personal commentary, and so it is better
> to provide a separate implementation (which also has the advantage
> that it doesn't break the personal commentary).

As far as I can tell, sharing personal commentary between applications  
is not workable. It appears that each app does something proprietary  
with the content.

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