[sword-devel] New development on Mac
dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 8 15:15:32 MST 2007
I'd like to suggest that we use a more Mac friendly location for
modules than ~/.sword. The Mac way seems to be to put resources under
~/Library/Application Support. I'd like to suggest having the module
directory be there and called Sword. Currently this is where
BibleDesktop/JSword put modules.
Also, I'd like for modules to be installed in a more typical SWORD
way. That is, the modules are stored in a library containing mods.d
and modules rather than individually (as in KJV.swd containing its
own mods.d and modules)
On Sep 8, 2007, at 10:14 AM, Manfred Bergmann wrote:
> I want to starting a new frontend on the Mac platform and would like
> to invite everyone who is willing to help.
> From UI developers to icon designers everyone is welcome to
> Please write to my email address if you are interested.
> The MacSword application has gotten quite old by the time. It still
> has Jaguar support which is fine but now that Leopard is coming, the
> time is right to start something new with new features and new
> Some things like the Sword backend and the SearchKit search/indexing
> stuff can be taken from MacSword.
> The backend has been cleaned up to make it KVO kompliant.
> Additionally a new backend wrapper to Sword InstallMgr has been
> created and is working.
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