[sword-devel] SwordReader Feature List
sonwon.1 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 14:32:10 MST 2008
Barry Drake wrote:
> Hi there ........
> SonWon wrote:
>> 1. Switch to different Bible versions
> It already does that. And David is already considering a two pane view
> so that two modules can be seen in parallel.
Scratched from the list.
>> 2. Usable Search
> This is in hand, but will probably not be available until the new soText
> structured modules are out.
We could possibly write are own search engine.
>> 3. Division between Old and New Testament in Book selection screen,
> It used to have that, but space on the screen meant it became a problem.
> I don't really see a problem with the present layout, and everybody
> knows where the division occurs, don't they?
True, but it is quicker for my brain to see a divided list. :) I
suppose it is just the way I process data. Not a big deal to me at the
>> what to do with Apocryphal books?
> This is going to be a separate and BIG problem as they will occur in
> differing places according to module. (ie. Catholic, KJV, LXX etc.).
> Let's wait until we have modules available that contain them first. So
> far, there is one, the LXXM, but development needs to go a bit further
> in the api first so versetreekey is fully operational. We have yet to
> agree on such things as parallel cross-referencing between bibles based
> on a different canonical structure and integrate that before
> deuterocanonical operation is fully feasible.
>> 4. Faster rendering
> David has part of this in hand - the other part will be taken care or in
> the Sword api when we introduce soText.
> The rest of the suggestions are good and should go into the todo list -
> some of them are there already, eg split screen. David?
todo list, where is that?
> God bless,
> -- From Barry Drake (The Revd) minister of the Netherfield United
> Reformed church, Nottingham see http://www.jesusinnetherfield.org.uk for
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