[sword-devel] SWORD 1.5.11

DM Smith dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Wed May 14 03:37:26 MST 2008

On May 14, 2008, at 3:52 AM, Troy A. Griffitts wrote:

> DM,
>> ****NASB****
>> As far as I know, the new NASB has strong's numbers that cannot be
>> handled by Sword. I'm not familiar enough with the engine to make the
>> change.
> What does this mean?  I have the nasb from your
> ~dmsmith/private/nasb.zip file in webmods and available at:
> http://crosswire.org/study
> with the latest engine.  Word clicks work ok.
Go to Genesis 1.1 and click on the Strong's number for created <1254! 
a> it locates 8674. It should locate 1254. And if the user selects the  
future NASLex, it should find H1254 or H1254a. If you'd set the NASLex  
as the default Strong's for both Greek and Hebrew we can test that as  

This is what needs to be fixed at minimum.

>> ****GenBook****
>> There also is a problem with GenBook that I don't know if it is  
>> fixed.
>> I mentioned that a couple of days ago. Karl reported it a long time  
>> ago.
> There is no code problem I am aware of.  Old genbooks need to be
> re-imported.

I just know that current BT, GS and MacSword fail to work with current  
genbooks. These need to be reimported for the CD release.

>> ****Old Software on CD******
>> Also, is there any intention of getting the most recent version of
>> MacSword, BibleDesktop, GnomeSword and BibleTime on the CD?
> Yes, all software needs to be upgraded.  I'm not so worried about most
> of the packages as I am about all the modules, BibleCS, MacSword, and
> BibleDesktop.  The other software is usually installed via the  
> user's OS
> repo.
> I am supposed to have a large quantity order shipped to the Bible
> Foundation on the 15th so I likely cannot wait a few more days.
> Thanks for the report.  As far as I know, everything is ready to cut,
> unless you can describe briefly and specifically what doesn't work for
> the upcoming NASB module.
> Thanks again for the report and for all your work.
> 	-Troy.
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