[sword-devel] [sword-support] deuterocanonical support

DM Smith dmsmith at crosswire.org
Sun Mar 15 20:00:26 MST 2009

On Mar 15, 2009, at 7:41 PM, Chris Little wrote:

> Barry Drake wrote:
>> Hi Chris .......
>> Chris Little wrote:
>>> We plan to have this ready for our next release
>> This is the most fantastic exciting news.  I've been carefully  
>> following all Troy's and your recent svn commits.  Thanks for all  
>> the great work.
> It's all coming along very nicely, and I should be able to make an  
> announcement and post some example content using a non-KJV  
> versification "Real Soon Now".
>> On another issue: I've just sent Matthew Talbert my Phillips NT  
>> module to demonstrate verse linking.  What available modules use  
>> this?  And is it Sword policy to stay with linked verses?  Xiphos  
>> and BibleDesktop don't handle them - Matthew had no idea they  
>> existed!  BibleCS handles them OK and so does BibleTime so  
>> something needs to be clarified somewhere if they are to be  
>> supported.  Maybe you could clarify on all the lists?
> If I recall correctly, there's something broken about verse linking  
> at the moment (possibly just an osis2mod bug)

Those bugs are fixed in SVN. At least one was a change in the SWORD  
engine behavior.

> but we will definitely be keeping it in SWText/SWCom-based content  
> (which is almost all Bibles & commentaries). I couldn't tell you  
> which specific modules use linking, but I would guess it might be  
> used to some degree (often sporadically or seldom) in about 10% of  
> our library. It's really just a function of the API as it is  
> intended to be used. That is, while iterating through a module with + 
> +, you're really iterating through unique entries rather than  
> through sequential verse refs.
> --Chris
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