[sword-devel] feature request: module manager enhancement

David Haslam d.haslam at ukonline.co.uk
Thu May 14 03:54:05 MST 2009

You have my vote too!

btw.  The MK program on the IBT website even supports module adding by
drag'n'drop of the ZIP file anywhere in the application Window. As a
simplicity feature for novice users this is a highly attractive behaviour
for any SWORD front end.

-- David

Daniel Owens wrote:
> You've got my vote. It seems to be an understandable confusion that 
> zipped modules are available but most front-ends don't support their 
> use. BPBible implemented the installation of modules using zipped 
> archives, and it doesn't even have the standard module manager yet. That 
> to me says that this feature is easy to implement (and in my thinking 
> long overdue). HTTP repositories are another MAJOR motivation for me
> too...
> Daniel
> Peter von Kaehne wrote:
>> I grow slowly tired  (and I am sure I am not the only one) of the emails
>> on the support line regarding "I have downloaded  x number of modules
>> and where are they now".
>> Wouldn't a feasible and relatively minor yet extremely useful
>> improvement to the module manager be the ability to handle appropriately
>> zipped modules (and I do not want to reopen the debate on where is the
>> best place to keep your modules ;-))

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