[sword-devel] Psalms, Books and XML
chrislit at crosswire.org
Fri Apr 2 11:24:37 MST 2010
On 4/2/2010 4:57 AM, David Haslam wrote:
> This may be seen as a naïve question from someone who has not done enough
> All other books in the Bible are usually called Books in Bible software,
> but Psalms (in some printed editions at least) actually comprises five books
> per se.
> Book I = Psalms 1 to 41
> Book II = Psalms 42 to 72
> Book III = Psalms 73 to 89
> Book IV = Psalms 90 to 106
> Book V = Psalms 107 to 150
> A footnote in my copy of the 1962 French Synodale translation explains,
> "Le Receuil des Psaumes se divise en cinq livres".
> Is this aspect of the Bible structure addressed within the OSIS XML
It was considered at the time of design.
> Does OSIS2MOD cater for an extra level of<div> ...</div> here ?
It shouldn't care.
> And how about facilitating the attribute name = "..." for these ?
There's another book that can customarily employ majorSection, but which
one escapes me at the moment.
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