[sword-devel] frontend comparison

DM Smith dmsmith at crosswire.org
Sat Feb 28 16:47:19 MST 2009

On Feb 28, 2009, at 5:17 PM, 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.

JSword does not. I consider it a bug.

If I recall, others don't allow one to select it, but only show it if  
the entire chapter is being shown. I think this is a bug too.

In Him,

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