[sword-devel] Converting Formats (was Re: Config file for thml module)

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Tue Nov 30 15:45:20 MST 2010

On 11/30/2010 2:38 PM, Greg Hellings wrote:
> I realize you'll probably be working off of plenty of source texts,
> but for those where the source text might not exist or for any other
> number of reasons your conversion might go a little faster if the
> filters in the engine were in top shape - provided you wanted to pass
> them through that.
> With only a small bit of tweaking, I am within arm's grasp of having
> mod2osis work properly for modules where RenderText() outputs valid
> OSIS to begin with and which are VerseKeyed.  I have paused for a
> number of reasons - not wanting to touch the filters, not wanting to
> work with C's regex library and being asked to undertake my current
> task for Wycliffe.  I can easily provide you what I have if you think
> it would be of use.

Thanks, but I'd never really trust the output of anything other than 
mod2imp (in those cases where a refresh from upstream sources isn't 
deserved or possible). Even with mod2imp, there is some possibility of 
lossiness, but at least I know the text has undergone minimal processing.


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