[sword-devel] usfm2osis.pl

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Wed Nov 12 19:33:03 MST 2008

Not that I very much desire to open usfm2osis.pl again, but could you 
post an example? I'm having trouble guessing what kind of input is 
resulting in what kind of output.

And what's the encoding of the text? UTF-8, an 8-bit encoding, or 
something else?


Peter von Kaehne wrote:
> Thanks to Chris who rewrote usfm2osis a while back it works a lot better
> with utf8 texts.
> A permanent problem I have though with rtol texts is the treatment of
> foot notes:
> As a result of producing essentially a bidi text with ltr tags and rtl
> content inline ltr tags get often messed up. This affects mostly the
> <note> and </note> tag. with order of "note", slash and brackets mixed
> up. As result these require often difficult by hand fixing.
> Is there a way to improve usfm2osis.pl in this matter.
> Thanks!
> Peter
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