[sword-devel] diatheke plain output - line breaks missing?
cricketc at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 10:47:47 MST 2007
Thanks for looking at this. I'm pretty busy right now, but if no one
else works on it, I'll probably see what I can do, since it's an itch
I want scratched.:)
On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 10:29:22AM -0500, DM Smith wrote:
> I took a look at osisplain.cpp and it does not handle what OSIS allows.
> So it is not just the handling of whitespace.
> Some other problems (just a quick glance):
> Does not handle <q>...</q>. It probably should output quote marks,
> unless suppressed in the conf.
> Does not handle <divineName>Lord</divineName>. It should uppercase
> the content.
> Does not handle <transChange>...</transChange>. Most systems output
> this as [...]
> Does not handle milestoned elements (i.e. elements with sID and
> eID). Which is the root of the complaint below.
> More probably can be found by comparing it with the osis html filter.
> When I have time, I'll see what I can do. Feel free to help if you have
> the time available.
> benjie wrote:
> > Hey,
> > I'm trying to work with plaintext output, but when I try to use
> > diatheke on Psalm 43 (for example), it doesn't display very well.
> > Where there are line breaks & indents in BibleTime, diatheke just
> > outputs words squished together. In verse 1, for example, we get
> > "causeagainst" and "people,from". This is with Sword 1.5.9, and I'm
> > reading the ESV module. It seems that the osisplain filter doesn't
> > handle the <l eID="x4672" type="x-br"/> tag correctly, from what I've
> > been looking at, unless the ESV module just has errors in it. But the
> > passages are fine in BibleTime.
> > Am I just missing something, or is this a bug that can be corrected?
> > Thanks a lot,
> > Benjie
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