[sword-devel] USFM to OSIS

Tonny Kohar tonny.kohar at gmail.com
Fri Dec 26 23:22:48 MST 2008


On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 5:56 PM, Chris Little <chrislit at crosswire.org> wrote:
> If you have the ability and the XML expertise, you should really write in
> OSIS directly. Sword uses OSIS markup directly, but will never use SFM
> directly. So, using an SFM text will always require conversion to OSIS, and
> that conversion may not be perfect and predictable.
> If Bibledit offers enough advantage to make using USFM worth the added
> difficulty of conversion, then you will have to modify one of the existing
> (U)SFM to OSIS converters to handle unsupported features that you desire to
> use (such as Strong's numbers & lemmas). I know that none of them support
> these features currently.
> Using OSIS directly may or may not be more difficult for you, but it will
> give you more precise control over the text that Sword uses.

Thanks for the info, I think I will use OSIS directly.

Tonny Kohar
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