[sword-devel] Taming Wild Threads (was: Getting stuff done (Re: External links))

Daniel Owens dhowens at pmbx.net
Thu Nov 27 18:21:57 MST 2008


Here is an example genbook. It doesn't have all the features you 
requested, but it validates and should get you started. I will try to 
work on more when I have time.


Brian J. Dumont wrote:
> Chris Little wrote:
>> I'm happy to post some examples.
>> We have tutorials at:
>> http://www.crosswire.org/wiki/index.php/OSIS_Bibles
>> and
>> http://www.crosswire.org/wiki/index.php/OSIS_Commentaries
>> And some very poor documentation (my apologies) at:
>> http://www.crosswire.org/wiki/index.php/TEI_Dictionaries
>> As I presume you've read all of these, if you need further information, 
>> I need you to tell me WHAT you need.
> It is a very reasonable request that we be specific about the examples 
> that we would like.  For me to start encoding my modules in OSIS, I 
> would like an example file of a genbook which includes:
>     * basic formatting items: italics, sub/superscripts, etc.
>     * heading tags
>     * examples of special text: foreign text, verse/poetry, and editor's
>       footnotes for example
>     * tags to mark page breaks from the print editions
>     * examples of links to Scripture
>     * examples of internal links (links to other parts of the same genbook)
>     * examples of external links (links to a different genbook or even
>       commentary)
>     * Is there an ability to link to page breaks from print editions?
>       (for example, in a digitized index)
>     * in comments, a simple list of supported tags
> I think that if we had a solid example file, then we could also use that 
> example file as a basic test of functionality for the various front ends 
> and platforms.
> Thanks
> Brian
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