[sword-devel] osis2mod and container elements

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Wed Jul 2 08:04:15 MST 2008

Sebastien Koechlin wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 02:07:09PM -0400, DM Smith wrote:
>> There has been an on-going debate as to whether one should have verses be
>> containers. To me it seems that sides are taken depending on ones role.
>> Software developers, using the SWORD engine, nearly always fall in the
>> "verse as container" camp or Book, Chapter, Verse (BCV) camp. E.g. I am a
>> BCV proponent.
> There is one thing I was unable to encode in FreJND too: Pararaph spanning
> across two consecutive chapters.
> For Example, I have a paragraph starting at 1Sam.9.27 and ending at 1Sam.10.8
> (Same for Neh.7.73, Dan.10.21, Mark.8.38, John.9.41, Acts.7.60, Acts.15.41,
> Acts.21.40, 1Cor.10.33, 2Cor.6.18, Eph.1.23, Eph.4.32, Col.3.25, Heb.3.19,
> 1John.2.29, Rev.12.18)
> OSIS is unable to encode this, I think.

It looks like I've finally found _one_ thing OSIS can't encode, related 
to this. OSIS is unable to encode a paragraph that spans consecutive 
books (because <p/> can't contain <div/>).

There is actually a case in which this is needed, across the 
1Kings/2Kings boundary in the Hebrew.


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