[sword-devel] OSIS upload and validation facility

Greg Hellings greg.hellings at gmail.com
Thu Nov 27 20:59:24 MST 2008


On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 1:15 PM, DM Smith <dmsmith555 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On the current events wiki page there is a task for an OSIS upload
> facility for UBS texts. Not sure where it is going, but I'd like to
> suggest the an opportunity for someone:
> Create the ability to upload an OSIS file and a conf, once uploaded,
> both will be validated and converted to a module.
> If the either OSIS or conf file is invalid, diagnostics will be output
> (e.g. the output of the validator) and both files will be deleted.
> Then osis2mod will be run on the file. If unsuccessful, these files
> are deleted.
> If valid, the files will be saved and mail sent to module at crosswire.org.
> I think that some type of human intervention is needed before they are
> put into beta or otherwise made publicly available to ensure that we
> have no copyright or other issue.
> Once this is done, it can be expanded for other types of texts, e.g.
> TEI dictionaries, OSIS Genbooks, ....
> In Christ,
>        DM
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