[sword-devel] dictionary ordering revisited

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Fri Mar 20 14:35:15 MST 2009

Daniel Owens wrote:
> I think the engine should support multiple keys in a single dictionary 
> module so something like <entryFree n="ἀγαπάω|agapaō|G25"> would be a 
> feasible entry. A user could look up the same word in both the MorphGNT 
> and TR modules without having to switch dictionaries, and manual 
> transliterated user input would return the correct entry (or near to 
> it). Typically modules only use one sort of key for lemma, so the module 
> could determine what key would be looked up in the dictionary, perhaps 
> with a conf entry. The module creator would need to generate the keys, 
> and the engine would be set up to handle these multiple keys (which it 
> doesn't appear to be able to do now).

The engine is designed to work like this, but a bug has crept in which 
prevents correct linking of LD entries.


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