[sword-devel] Getting stuff done (Re: External links)

Jonathan Morgan jonmmorgan at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 18:41:56 MST 2008

On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 12:17 PM, Jonathan Morgan <jonmmorgan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Troy A. Griffitts
> <scribe at crosswire.org> wrote:
>> A few probably-abrasive (pre-apologies) comments on this thread.
> ...
>> support for external links:
>> There is currently no programmatic features in the engine which help or
>> hinder external links.  Historically there has been a common conceptual
>> agreement that a 'reference' is to that of a 'general Bible'.
>> This needs to change, we all agree.
>> The agreed extension is to:
>> implement support for the key prefix on OSIS tag <reference
>> osisRef="module:key"> syntax.
>> use the prefix to specify a sword module.
>> determine a set of meta modules like:
>> bible:
>> strong:
>> self:


> 2. Support for linking within the current module (you could use the
> module name, but I am sure that there should be a better way of making
> it clear that it is an internal link, and it wouldn't surprise me if
> OSIS supported it).

Sorry, missed the "self:" above.


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