[sword-devel] Transliteration tools

Greg Hellings greg.hellings at gmail.com
Sun Jan 3 10:36:59 MST 2010

On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 11:25 AM, Peter von Kaehne <refdoc at gmx.net> wrote:
> David Haslam wrote:
>> Does anyone know what activities are being pursued by Bible translators and
>> publishers in the realm of transliteration?
>> I just came across this online tool for transliteration of Korean script to
>> the Latin alphabet.
> We use in libsword ICU which provides for transliteration. If you use
> Xiphos and rightclick a given non latin script module  you can see it in
> action. It works very well for many scripts. It works less well for
> some, but I think there is then often little else available either.

In BibleTime I believe we use a mechanism that comes with/from Qt4.  I
know we don't use a version of SWORD with ICU on Windows or Mac, but I
believe we still have transliteration.


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