[sword-devel] latest utils for Win32 (1.5.11 final + ICU 4.0 d01)

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Sun May 25 01:56:12 MST 2008

All of the Sword utilities and uconv binaries for Win32 have been 
updated at the same locations. The only significant change is the update 
form ICU 3.8 to ICU 4.0 draft 1. (So grab icudt40.zip or icudt40-big.zip 
  if you get any of the utilities.)

A major update in ICU 4.0 is support for Unicode 5.1, so if you are 
using utilities that perform normalization, make sure to grab the new 


Chris Little wrote:
> The utilities are updated once again, this time to 1.5.11 final: 
> http://crosswire.org/ftpmirror/pub/sword/utils/win32/
> There are individual zips for each utility as well as an
> allutilities.zip with everything in a big bundle. They need icudt38.dll.
> Separately, but in the same location, I've updated uconv (which requires 
> a larger icudt38.dll and couple other dlls, all included in uconv.zip). 
> If you get uconv.zip, you don't need icudt38.zip or icudt38-big.zip, 
> both of which are available separately. The larger icudt38.dll includes 
> all of the ICU data (coverters, locales, etc.) that we exclude from our 
> standard icudt38.dll distribution.
> Also, I've mirrored the Win32 binary of xmllint to our utilities 
> directory, which is nice for XML validation (OSIS or TEI).
> The Win32 importers should now correctly do NFC normalization.
> --Chris
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