[sword-devel] frontend comparison

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Sat Feb 28 15:17:16 MST 2009

Karl Kleinpaste wrote:
> Manfred Bergmann <bergmannmd at web.de> writes:
>> What is meant by "Ancillary texts" and "Verse Lists"?
> Many modules, both Bibles and commentaries, have additional introductory
> material at the fictitious n:0 and 0:0 references.  Some apps are able
> to display this information; Xiphos does so if headings are enabled,
> because such text is conceptually a variant on headings.  The table
> could perhaps use a different column heading descriptor.

Does any front end NOT have a way to display this material? This is a 
fairly fundamental feature necessary for text integrity. It really 
should not be considered a distinctive feature of front ends that are 
capable of displaying chapter/book level material. Rather it should be 
considered a serious bug in any front end not capable of displaying such 


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