[sword-devel] Module categories

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Mon Oct 29 12:42:28 MST 2007

This sounds fine to me. I've added Bible, Commentary, Lexicon, and Other 
category values to Wiki. They should take default values when no 
explicit Category is named, so I've added a task item to the bugtracker 
regarding the addition of defaulting code to the library.


Eeli Kaikkonen wrote:
> Looking at both wiki .conf section and BibleTime code I noticed that
> there is no strict logic in module categories. Several cases are
> possible now, for example:
> - technically a genbook, logically a Bible (though there are none atm.?)
> - technically a genbook, logically a commentary (there are none?)
> - technically a lexicon, logically a devotional
> - technically a lexicon, logically an atlas (NETmaps)
> - technically a genbook, logically an atlas
> - technically a genbook, logically a lexicon (Hesychius)
> But it's not possible to know all logical types or categories by just
> looking at the conf file.
> Would it be reasonable to add all the logical alternatives in
> "Category"? Then it would include Commentaries, Bibles and Lexicons as
> well. The frontend could then decide whether to show for example all
> logical lexicons together or divide them in technical basis.
>   Yours,
> 	Eeli Kaikkonen (Mr.), Oulu, Finland
> 	e-mail: eekaikko at mailx.studentx.oulux.fix (with no x)
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