[sword-devel] ESV module tidying

Karl Kleinpaste karl at kleinpaste.org
Thu Oct 30 11:00:47 MST 2008

"'Mash" <mashdot at toshine.net> writes:
> I am using the Debian package
> diatheke   1.5.9-8.1  CGI script for making bible website

That's where the difference lies.  The 1.5.9 you have installed is not
up to date; 1.5.11 is the current release.  Apparently, 1.5.9 is simply
eliminating line breaks, and 1.5.11 preserves them.

> All output is single lines except the problem passages with line
> breaks as above.
> I really do hope this is not going to change on newer releases, single
> line output I feel is the best way.

Most translations' prose renditions have no internally-specified line
breaks but there is in fact a fair amount of poetry in which most
translations typically do insert breaks, including Psalms, Proverbs,
Lamentations, Ecclesiastes, Song, and of course some of the prophets
like Isaiah.  These will come out of recent diatheke with breaks, as the
module's markup specifies.

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