[sword-devel] Android SWORD
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Wed Sep 1 09:14:13 MST 2010
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On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 12:00 PM, Martin Denham <mjdenham at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am on holiday at the moment so don't expect any new releases for a
> while. Why am I typing e-mails while I am on holiday!!!
> btw I just want to share we just heard that my eldest daughter got 5xA* 4xA
> and a B in her GCSEs - the holiday begins.
> Best regards
> On 31 August 2010 19:11, Bill Burton <bburton at mail.com> wrote:
>> On a related note, could this project be hosted on http://github.com? It
>> would provide much better ability to collaborate since anyone can fork, make
>> changes and then push them back for optional inclusion. The built-in wiki
>> would make it easy to publish any appropriate docs.
>> For an example of why this would be helpful, I have some libsword swig
>> bindings for Ruby that never got committed because no one who was a commiter
>> had the time or inclination to step up and look at them. If I could have
>> forked the swig bindings, and checked in my changes, then whether or not
>> they became incorporated in the official version, they would be readily
>> available for anyone to find, evaluate and/or fix.
>> Just my $0.02.
>> On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 11:33 PM, Kenneth Arnold <kcarnold at alum.mit.edu>wrote:
>>> Hi Martin and Troy,
>>> I finally got the AndBible source built; I needed to get the jsword
>>> source and also raise the memory limit for Eclipse--it thrashed and
>>> eventually crashed in the linker/dex step. There's still a dex warning that
>>> floods the Console, but it works on my Droid X. I made a few minor
>>> modifications to ensure I could, but nothing serious yet.
>>> Major things I'd like to work on as a user are navigation, continuous
>>> scrolling, and verse number sync. Also, do you think we should replace the
>>> backend with native libsword? That might help formatting and speed, but I
>>> don't know how deeply it's woven into the code. The Bishop code could be a
>>> useful example if we decide to go that way.
>>> Should we continue discussion on this list?
>>> -Ken (mobile)
>>> On Aug 26, 2010 1:39 AM, "Troy A. Griffitts" <scribe at crosswire.org>
>>> Dear Ken,
>>> Thank you for the debug. I also have had trouble with the installer and
>>> haven't had time to look into it.
>>> The history is that I build Bishop as a sort of proof of concept for the
>>> java-jni bindings for Android. I mostly work in the engine code. The
>>> jni binding code I kept in SWORD SVN and the Bishop code I just backed
>>> up occasionally to our server. Last year my drive crashed and I lost
>>> some work but might have pieced it all back together. Here is an email
>>> I sent to Gary with links to all my stuff.
>>> After last year when I started the work I had a harddrive die on my
>>> laptop. I had been backing up the work regularly, but lost about 2
>>> weeks of work in the crash. I used a recovery tool to salvage many of
>>> the files from the bishop project and think I may have close to what is
>>> in the apk. Here are my resources if you want to try to piece things
>>> Lastest binary when I stopped, dated 11-18-2009:
>>> Latest backup of source, dated 10-31-2009:
>>> Latest binary after reconstructing source and I think some small new
>>> work (I think this is built with debug symbols in the native library so
>>> it's a little bigger):
>>> Current backup of source which built the above:
>>> Please excuse my ignorance of Android programming. I am fumbling
>>> through it all.
>>> I remember having trouble with the InstallMgr. It sometimes connects
>>> and downloads and other times it does not. I thought it might be the
>>> limited memory on my G1 or some trouble with the timing of the FTP code
>>> in the native library. I've found serious bugs in Android's system
>>> calls, (e.g. memccpy) and reported it to them, but they still haven't
>>> fixed it. I use my own version in the ftp lib to avoid the bug. That
>>> is where I stopped-- thinking I needed to debug this ftp intermittent
>>> issue. I didn't compare how well the older .apk works versus the newer
>>> .apk. Maybe the older version worked better? Or maybe a newer version
>>> of Android or new phone works better?
>>> Let me know what you find.
>>> On 08/24/2010 09:01 PM, Kenneth Arnold wrote:
>>> > I just got an Android phone, and after seeing the...
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