[sword-devel] frontend comparison

Peter von Kaehne refdoc at gmx.net
Sat Feb 28 15:21:33 MST 2009

Chris Little wrote:
> 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
> material.

BpBible and all JSword derived frontends do not display this material AFAICT

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