[sword-devel] New viewer for Sugar (OLPC)

Daryl Daly 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?
> http://maemo.org/downloads/product/OS2007/rapier/

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.

> Regards,
> Daniel

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