[sword-devel] Getting stuff done (Re: External links)
eekaikko at mail.student.oulu.fi
Wed Nov 26 03:11:28 MST 2008
Quoting Greg Hellings <greg.hellings at gmail.com>:
> Likewise. People (I think Chris is one of the leading people, but I
> might be mistaken on that) ought to stop advocating usage of OSIS
> references for the time being. They accomplish nothing, since they
> produce nonsense out the other end, being that they're not supported.
> Why BibleDesktop or BibleTime or BPBible don't support sword:// is
> probably because they're all working on other issues right now. DM
> already mentioned some things BibleDesktop is trying to figure out
> first, the BibleTime guys are actively working on achieving
> independence of the KDE libraries, Ben just explained why he can't get
> support into the current version of BPBible.
Actually BibleTime uses sword:// internally but the rest of the link
specification may be a bit different from other implementations. I
have thought about changing it if necessary. This whole issue is
important enough to be resolved as soon as possible. Linking inside
and between modules should be self-evident feature in Bible software.
We should also have MIME type which makes sharing links e.g. with
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