[sword-devel] Ndebele and Shona Bibles

Peter von Kaehne refdoc at gmx.net
Fri May 8 00:15:44 MST 2009

Jonathan Marsden wrote:
> Once I found the XML file (see below), I discovered that the OSIS XML
> file does not validate, according to the command:
>   xmllint --noout --schema
> http://www.bibletechnologies.net/osisCore.2.1.1.xsd ~/osis-from-usfm.xml
> It generates over 1800 lines of error messages. 

The Ndebele OSIS fils validates fine if usfm2osis.pl is used.

Problematic remain several sfm markers which are not translated by


Both are there in abundance. I have not looked further for others.

I presume a simple search and replace could deal with them, but am not
too sure what to use best here.


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