[sword-devel] Offline Bible

David Haslam d.haslam at ukonline.co.uk
Sun Oct 4 09:18:11 MST 2009

I wonder if any CrossWire developers have experience in using JSON?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JSON http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JSON 

http://json.org/ http://json.org/ 

http://www.json.org/fatfree.html http://www.json.org/fatfree.html 


Nathan Kitchen-3 wrote:
>    - *Bible data installed via JSON,* gzipped with PHP to make it a bit
>    lighter going down the pipe. Install works with packages which are
>    themselves similar to up-only Rails migrations.
>    - Any website could potentially provide downloadable packages for
>    concordances & Bibles, just via a JSON service-oriented architecture
> rather
>    than a downloadable resource-based installer. Also, any website could
>    potentially run a service which allowed the user to
> backup/publish/share
>    their Bible notes. Think Facebook, but where each person's profile
> contains
>    their shared notes. Whenever the user opens the offline bible site, it
> could
>    check whether the version of notes on the server is up-to-date with the
>    Gears database and automatically sync or backup. Same goes for any
> installed
>    Bibles or concordances: fixes and updates could be downloaded and
> installed
>    automatically.

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