[sword-devel] Getting rid of BibleCS (was Re: [bt-devel] Eureka!!)
Geoffrey W Hasstings
geoffreyhastings at juno.com
Thu Feb 26 22:57:08 MST 2009
Is there a version of BIBLE TIME for windows available?
On Thu, 26 Feb 2009 14:02:32 +0200 Eeli Kaikkonen
<eekaikko at mail.student.oulu.fi> writes:
> Quoting Jonathan Morgan <jonmmorgan at gmail.com>:
> > On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 10:06 PM, Troy A. Griffitts
> > <scribe at crosswire.org> wrote:
> >> Congratulations guys!!! This is great news! Our Windows users
> now have
> >> choices 4+ choices! We're really going to have to redo our CD
> >> splash to present these choices to our users.
> > This is now the time to consider again removing the unsupported
> > for Windows", which is condemned by many and misleads many about
> > potential of the Sword platform because it appears to be the
> > (and thus the "best") one to casual onlookers.
> "Removing" is not a good idea, but it's another thing to write
> guidance in www pages etc. We can call it a "legacy" application
> has served well for years but have now been superseded by more
> interfaces. It may still be usable for many users: it's small, works
> reliably etc.
> But if you allow me to go back to BibleTime - if there's anyone
> interested in helping us, you are welcome. At the moment we have
> manpower than Xiphos have had for some time, but on the other hand
> Windows port workload is not comparable. Anyways, we can use graphic
> designers, C++/Qt coders, Windows specialists, translators etc.
> Thorough testing is more important than ever, as the Xiphos
> already have noticed. We want to find bugs before publishing, so
> please try BibleTime.
> --Eeli Kaikkonen
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