[sword-devel] Osis2mod change

Tonny Kohar tonny.kohar at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 21:37:20 MST 2009


On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 11:54 PM, DM Smith <dmsmith at crosswire.org> wrote:
> I have just checked in (svn revision 2358) a significant change to osis2mod.
> The API is the same, but it generates modules that require 1.6.

Is this 1.6 means that the xxx.conf file entry must be using
MinimumVersion=1.6 (rather than 1.5.9) ?

Tonny Kohar
Alkitab Bible Study

> Here are the changes: (I mentioned them as an aside in an email yesterday.
> Here I'll go into more depth on some.)
> [ Note: by verse osis2mod means an indexable unit of module text. ]
> 1) All tags are retained in the module. (Note: the OSIS header is not kept.)
> 2) Inter-verse tags are not re-ordered.
>   This is a big boon to module writers as the module's whitespace is as they
> define it.
> 3) Inter-verse material is handled in a well-defined predictable manner:
>   a) Everything from the book element up to the first chapter element goes
> into the book introduction.
>      This is what the old code attempted to do.
>   b) Starting with the chapter element, everything is put into the chapter
> introduction,
>       until one of the following conditions is met:
>         i) A section div is found.
>         ii) A title that does not have a type of "main" or "chapter".
>      Once that is found, it is marked "pre-verse" (see below) and attached
> to the following verse.
>      Note: we may need to tune this. I think it fits with the OSIS texts I
> have seen. Feedback welcomed.
>   c) Between verses, the first start or empty tag defines the boundary
> between the two verses.
>      This does not include empty, milestoned end tags of the form <tagname
> eID="xxx"/>.
> 4) Inter-verse material that is deemed to be pre-verse will be marked up in
> the following fashion:
>   <div type="x-milestone" subType="x-preverse" sID="pvXXX"/>
>       .... All the elements that are deemed to be preverse ...
>   <div type="x-milestone" subType="x-preverse" eID="pvXXX"/>
>   Where XXX is a number that follows the sID/eID rules.
> 5) The code handling the preverse material is significantly simpler and is
> now commented well.
> In doing this code, I realized that osis2mod does not handle module
> introductions or testament introductions. Perhaps we should add it someday.
> I'd appreciate people trying it out and giving feedback. For linux and mac,
> you'll have to compile it from SVN.
> Maybe Chris will make a Windows version?
> I hope to redo the KJV and ESV modules using it. When/if I do, I'll put them
> in beta.
> In Christ,
>   DM
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