[sword-devel] Shorter book name abbreviations

Jonathan Morgan jonmmorgan at gmail.com
Sun Sep 19 07:05:35 MST 2010

Hi all,

We have received a request that all books have 2 letter abbreviations, like
Luke does (Lk).  Full text below:

"Sometimes I do a lot of searches, and it would also be faster if the
abbreviations for books were reduced to 2 consonants, like rv for Revelation
or rm for Romans, rather than rom. Most are only two, like like for Luke,
but for some reason others are not."

I can't think off hand of any problems with this other than the increased
potential for collisions and multiple abbreviations being used for the same
book name.  What do others think.  Is this a good idea or a bad idea?

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