[sword-devel] Open source German Volxbibel

David Haslam d.haslam at ukonline.co.uk
Sun Dec 28 12:44:58 MST 2008

If anyone wants to work on this, I could put them in contact with Jan Krohn
in Germany who made the Go Bible version very recently.  

Email me at d.haslam #punctuation# ukonline.co.uk
I will then forward your message to Jan, and he then has the option to

Meanwhile, I can ask whether he used OSIS or ThML format as the penultimate

-- David

Chris Little-2 wrote:
> This page is probably worth pointing out:
> http://wiki.volxbibel.com/index.php/Volxbibel_f%C3%BCr_das_SWORD_Projekt
> The actual link (I believe to a Zefania page) is down, and only ever 
> contained the version 1 Bible (which is now up to version 3), but it may 
> still be available through one of the web archives and I imagine a few 
> of us downloaded it while the link was alive--in case anyone is 
> interested in that edition.
> Making something new from the v3 text would require grabbing the v3 text 
> via Wiki export and doing some rather icky manipulation via regexes to 
> deal with the footnotes. Everything else ought to be fairly 
> straightforward. I think the VolxBibel is somewhere on my todo list, but 
> if anyone else would like to step up and work on it, I can provide 
> either the list of Wiki entries needed for the export page or the 
> exported text itself--ready for conversion to OSIS.
> --Chris
> David Haslam wrote:
>> Has anyone at CrossWire visited the German  http://www.volxbibel.de/
>> Volxbibel  website?
>> -- David

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