[sword-devel] iPhone developers?
iwagn973 at students.bju.edu
Mon Apr 20 12:38:05 MST 2009
Ahh, my bad. I must have been thinking of CVS or bazaar when I wrote
that. What would be involved in getting access to the crosswire SVN
May the source be with you
On Apr 20, 2009, at 3:26 PM, Gregory Hellings wrote:
> On Apr 20, 2009, at 15:12, Ian Wagner <iwagn973 at students.bju.edu>
>> Yes, I agree. I'm very sorry I haven't had time to setup SVN yet. I
>> will attempt to make a list of changes that were needed for iPhone
>> compilation sometime in the near future.
> SVN is usually run over http port 80 or https port 443. I think that
> crosswire runs over 443, but your school almost definitely allows
> https. It shouldn't be anymore difficult than having someone setup
> your repo and importing your files.
>> I'm sorry if it sounds like I am trying to do this solo. I did give
>> that impression, but it is mostly due to the fact that I'm terribly
>> busy right now and haven't had much time to explain all of the
>> changes and things that I have done, I don't have a version control
>> system, and in general haven't had much time to work on anything
>> for this. Also, this is the first time I have had much interest
>> from other developers because most had not learned the iPhone API
>> or didn't have the dev program membership. I'm a college student
>> with a 19 credit load and I just got 2 big papers dumped on me at
>> the end of the year :) Again, I'm terribly sorry if I sound short
>> or anything and I really do welcome all of the experience that
>> everyone else has to offer but was trying to wait till I had a bit
>> more time (ie. school is out).
>> On Apr 20, 2009, at 2:43 PM, David Trotz wrote:
>>> Ian Wagner wrote:
>>>> I am going to start using SVN over the summer. The reason I do
>>>> not use it right now is because I am at college and my school
>>>> blocks almost every non-HTTP port in the book so it would be a
>>>> pain to work with right now. If crosswire would be able to host
>>>> it that would be great.
>>> Until its available via subversion I may hold off on helping out.
>>> Otherwise its going to be far too easy to be out of sync with your
>>> copy and merging will be a pain. Please consider doing this sooner
>>> rather than later.
>>>> Yes, I am packaging SWORD and clucene with it for now. This is
>>>> because neither of these will compile out of the box for the
>>>> iPhone so I had to change a few things to get it to work so it is
>>>> much easier to just distribute my modified version with the
>>>> package. I still haven't been able to get a few parts of the
>>>> library to compile at all, but they are non-essential, namely the
>>>> install and ftp managers. I wrote my own module downloader/
>>>> installer using iPhone native API calls. I also decided to do it
>>>> using the HTTP mirror instead of FTP because of the previously
>>>> mentioned college situation. Using FTP would make it impossible
>>>> for thousands of users in similar situations to use the module
>>> You do plan to get your changes into the official source trees?
>>> This will make our lives easier, especially as sword continues to
>>> evolve, we want to take advantage of new features.
>>> It kinda feels like you want to take this thing solo, which I hope
>>> is only a feeling I have and not in fact reality, but if it is let
>>> me know so that I do not step on your toes here. I really would
>>> love to help out and I am sure there are others as well. A
>>> concerted effort is much more fruitful than a solo one, although
>>> there are exceptions.
>>> In Christ,
>>> David Trotz
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