[sword-devel] KJV Beta issue
greg.hellings at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 12:45:36 MST 2009
On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 2:36 PM, David Haslam<d.haslam at ukonline.co.uk> wrote:
> DM is correct - I just checked four different printed editions of the KJV in
> our house, and they all have Pilcrows as part of the text. One of them had
> a distinctly different typeface appearance for this character, but it was
> definitely there in all the right places.
> It may be noted in passing that a majority of digital versions of the KJV on
> the world wide web actually omit the Pilcrows, which means that, in this
> respect at least, they are not being as faithful as they should. Probably
> these are also editions which don't use italics for the interpolated words.
Do these same electronic sources actually display the
verse-as-paragraph typesetting of the KJV or do they use the pilcrow
characters to delineate typeset paragraphs? I've seen that done
before with the KJV, though very infrequently.
> In the book "The Authorized Edition of the English Bible (1611) - Its
> Subsequent Reprints and Modern Representatives" by F.H.A. Scrivener (1884),
> I could not find any reference to pilcrows, nor even a hint about these in
> the section (IV) about "Its punctuation".
> -- David
> David Haslam wrote:
>> And if you didn't already know, the name of this symbol is the Pilcrow.
>> The pilcrow sign is ¶ (U+00B6). See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilcrow
>> The section sign is § (U+00A7). See
>> Enjoy learning (I do)!
>> - David
>> DM Smith-5 wrote:
>>> Brian J. Dumont wrote:
>>>> I'm using KJV Beta (2.4), and have noticed quite a few paragraph
>>>> markers (¶) which show up. See Num 16:12 for one example.
>>>> Shouldn't these be replaced with osis markup to denote paragraphs?
>>> No, they are part of the text of the KJV.
>>> In Him,
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