[sword-devel] Python client

Mattias Põldaru mattiaspoldaru at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 12:11:22 MST 2009

Thank you both, Peter and Ben for your quick answers.

Be blessed

Ühel kenal päeval, K, 2009-11-04 kell 07:55, kirjutas Peter von Kaehne:
> Mattias Põldaru wrote:
> > Greetings
> > 
> > I was wondering if anyone has implemented a pure python program for
> > reading sword modules.
> If your question aims at a Python programme using the existing sword 
> library written in C++ - there are several:
> There is BpBible, a client mostly for Windows, but compilable on Linux 
> and potentially on Mac OSX.
> There is Rapier, a Maemo client.
> I think there had been a couple of others which have vanished from the 
> scene.
> If your question aims at an attempt of a python implementation of 
> libsword, Ben has directed you at the right place. The problem with that 
>   is that the module format is subject to arbitrary and unannounced 
> changes as we expand and build on the library. Anyone who wants to use 
> an alternative implementation will have a considerable risk that things 
> suddenly cease to work.
> The generic answer to emails like yours is therefore - use the existing 
> library with the language of your choice.
> Peter
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