[sword-devel] Oblique type and italic type (as used in the NKJV)

jonathon jonathon.blake at gmail.com
Sun Jun 15 12:08:37 MST 2008

On Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 8:21 AM, David Haslam  wrote:

> Suppose we were faced with a SWORD module which contained the same ambiguity?

Oblique and italic are presentation markup.  The ability to
differentiate between those two typefaces depends upon the
presentation markup language used, and the display engine used by the

For example, both HTML and RTF have markup code for italic, but not
for oblique. (The way to get oblique text using those presentation
markup languages, is to specify a font that is available only in

> Does the OSIS markup cope with it?

OSIS is is about structural markup, not presentation markup.



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