[sword-devel] MacSword2 early dev

Manfred Bergmann bergmannmd at web.de
Wed Jul 23 11:30:57 MST 2008

That might be a good approach actually.
Sqlite can also maintain an index for fast searching IIRC.


Am 23.07.2008 um 19:53 schrieb Matt Reimer:

> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 9:34 AM, Greg Hellings <greg.hellings at gmail.com 
> > wrote:
>> Manfred,
>> Where would the source for it be?  I remember you were working on
>> pulling out just an Obj-C wrapper for the SWORD library which we had
>> talked about as being possibly useful for working on the iPhone.  How
>> mature is that wrapper at this point, and how can I locate and
>> download it?  I'm once again trying to forge a path to see if GPLv2
>> apps are possible on the device (I know v3 is not workable because of
>> the application signing that Apple requires).  Since getting mine,
>> I've been very disappointed that all of the Bible programs are either
>> for-pay or have questionable quality of their modules (the only free
>> Bible app for the iPhone is put out by the people over at  
>> youversion -
>> and it requires you to have a good data connection and the quality of
>> their modules is very poor so far).
>> --Greg
> Greg,
> My plan for a first draft of a usable, offline Bible program for the
> iPhone is to use my host to dump the texts pre-rendered as HTML into
> sqlite db files, which would save me having to learn how to make an
> Obj-C wrapper, and will probably be significantly faster. We can go
> ahead and get the UI working, and later go back and use SWORD as the
> backend. Also, that wouldn't require having to work out license issues
> first.
> Matt
> _______________________________________________
> sword-devel mailing list: sword-devel at crosswire.org
> http://www.crosswire.org/mailman/listinfo/sword-devel
> Instructions to unsubscribe/change your settings at above page

More information about the sword-devel mailing list