[sword-devel] GnomeSword 2.3.1 (Re: 1.5.10 Released)

Troy A. Griffitts scribe at crosswire.org
Wed Oct 17 20:36:46 MST 2007

I agree with everything DM said, but I'm trying to picture any of our 
10s of thousands of windows users pulling up a list of genbooks and 
seeing between Calvin's Commentaries and Duke Databank of Papyrii, the 
Gnomesword User's Manual.

Do you see where I'm a little concerned that it seems out of place?

I'm sorry Karl, I do think it's cool, and I honestly tried to find an 
email from me on sword-devel in Nov '06 to help me remember my thoughts 
back then, but couldn't find the one you mentioned.

Regardless, I still think it seems out of place for our end users who 
are looking for Theological Content.  Maybe we could have a special 
section for these?  Chris' buyin is important on this one, as he is the 
pumpkin holder for all things "SWORD module".  (and it lets me pass the 

Congrats on the new GS release!  Sorry for delaying it with 1.5.10.


DM Smith wrote:
> On Oct 17, 2007, at 8:34 PM, Karl Kleinpaste wrote:
>> "Troy A. Griffitts" <scribe at crosswire.org 
>> <mailto:scribe at crosswire.org>> writes:
>>> Do you think that the GnomeSword manual should be something that goes in 
>>> the module repository?
>> When we first discussed such things last November, I asked whether this
>> would be something of general utility; your comment at the time was, "I
>> think it would be neat to have genbooks of frontend manuals/promotion."
>> There was further discussion around that time that, at some point when
>> image support was more widespread, there would be general encouragement
>> offered to get similar promotional materials for all the UIs.
> I think it is a fine place for it.
> One of the biggest advantage I see is that it encourages that the 
> documentation be kept current.
> And for me, it encourages me to become more familiar with GnomeSword, 
> because the documentation is so readily accessible. Karl and I are not 
> competing to make our respective applications better than the other's, 
> but I think we challenge each other to invest ourselves in improving our 
> apps. This is good for the Kingdom.
> In the Linux realm, I think there is a real advantage for users to know 
> what is available because there is choice and different people are 
> served by different work flows.
> Working together in Him,
> DM
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