[sword-devel] swlocale question

Matthew Talbert ransom1982 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 4 17:07:22 MST 2009

i don't know why you say it isn't supported. it's fairly simple to set
the locale of a versekey on the fly. no application supports it that i
know of

On 9/4/09, Jonathan Morgan <jonmmorgan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 7:59 AM, Jonathan Marsden<jmarsden at fastmail.fm>
> wrote:
>> How all that fits together, and how SWORD-using apps should fit it all
>> together, is potentially fairly complex and so IMO worth documenting. For
>> example, if a SWORD app has 4 modules open, each a bible in a different
>> language, which set or sets of book abbreviations should each module
>> window
>> use (a) in its drop down lists and (b) in handling user-entered verse
>> references?
> IMHO, it should probably accept references in the current locale and
> in the language of the book.  This is not supported by Sword, and
> doesn't necessarily need to be supported by Sword, but both are valid
> in some circumstances so supporting both makes sense [though that's
> only for free text reference entry - supporting it if you have a combo
> box to select the book name or something similar is possible, but
> could be more confusion than it's worth].
> Jon
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