[sword-devel] New viewer for Sugar (OLPC)
dwdaly at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 17 20:11:28 MST 2008
> On 15/03/2008, Daryl Daly wrote:
> > I have started work on a viewer for Sword modules for the Sugar UI otherwise
> known as the OLPC or XO. This is my first Sugar project and I have not worked
> with the Sword API before. This viewer is very rudimentary (pre-alpha version
> quality) and I welcome any comments or suggestions. I wanted to include a
> module since the interface does not allow downloading new modules yet. :)
> Currently the module is WEB (World English Bible). I would like a bible version
> which is more suited to children but I have not found one yet. If anyone has any
> suggestions, please let me know.
> Hi Daryl,
> This sounds like it will be great :) Where is the source for it?
> Is it developed in C or python?
It is Python. I don't have the source hosted anywhere yet but if you download you the xo bundle available at http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Sword_read you will get the python source.
> DId you know about rapier, the maemo sword reader which is written
> using the sword python bindings?
I do now ;)
I am trying to do this using the Sugar API so that the application can use its' facilities for application sharing, etc.
Looking for the perfect gift? Give the gift of Flickr!
More information about the sword-devel