[sword-devel] New OSIS chapter/verse checking utility
d.haslam at ukonline.co.uk
Wed Sep 17 06:12:25 MST 2008
OSIS files produced from USFM by Snowfall Software are structured as
[Testament] | Book | Section | Paragraph
with verse numbers as milestones.
OSIS files produced by some other means may be structured as
[Testament] | Book | Chapter | Verse
I assumed you were already aware of this, but thought it sensible to mention
it (just in case).
btw. Do you intend to tag the word http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selah Selah
as used in 39 of the Psalms and in Habakkuk?
Steven J. DeRose wrote:
> Great info, thanks David! I have code in there to cover the Psalm
> ascriptions, but I'll check vs. the sources you mention to be sure
> I've got them all covered. The Slavonic book order difference is new
> to me -- many thanks for pointing it out, I'll add an option for that.
> Side note -- i'm presently hacking at some code to convert a bunch of
> online bibles to very regular OSIS files, which I'll then put online
> somewhere (Troy, might you want to host them?). Anybody up for
> helping with that or taking a look at results as I produce them? (I
> wrote osisCheck mostly to ensure that my converters don't screw
> anything up....).
>>Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2008 09:33:08 -0700 (PDT)
>>From: David Haslam <d.haslam at ukonline.co.uk>
>>Subject: Re: [sword-devel] New OSIS chapter/verse checking utility
>>To: sword-devel at crosswire.org
>>Message-ID: <19515509.post at talk.nabble.com>
>>Take account that the Psalms are numbered differently in various canons.
>>And also that versification of the Psalms that have canonical ascriptions
>>(such as "A Psalm of Asaph") can also differ. e.g. Most French Bibles
>>verse 1 to these, and offset the rest by +1. This observation is not
>>included in the above Wikipedia page.
>>The book order in the New Testament is not the same in Slavonic Bibles as
>>is in the Western canon. The General Epistles are all between Acts and
>>Romans. A useful link is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Books_of_the_Bible
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