[sword-devel] French Darby translation is OSIS (beta version)
chrislit at crosswire.org
Sat May 12 15:05:56 MST 2007
DM Smith wrote:
> On May 12, 2007, at 4:15 PM, Chris Little wrote:
>>> -Line-feed and tabulations are not considered as space: if you look at
>>> Genesis 1:2, it should be "Et l'Esprit de Dieu" and it is displayed as
>>> "Etl'Esprit de Dieu" (a space is missing).
>> This looks like a problem with osis2mod, but the OSIS file itself could
>> use some whitespace cleanup. There is a lot of stray whitespace, for
>> example at ends of lines, before </p>. The problem in Genesis 1:2 could
>> be handled by deleting changing the linefeed + tab to a single space.
> I think this is rather a "feature". osis2mod is trimming "extraneous"
> whitespace. I think this was to handle input that is pretty. I'm in
> favor of retaining all whitespace. My opinion is that an osis document
> should be what is actually wanted. I've got some changes I need to make
> because of the NASB (osis2mod is not handling stuff between verses
> well). I can change this too if it is what people want.
It should trim whitespace in favor of smaller, simpler files. But here,
it sounds like \n and \t are being deleted rather than something like
I'm surprised we're doing this, but I'm just judging by the reported
symptoms, rather than looking at the osis2mod code itself.
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