[sword-devel] Shorter book name abbreviations

Kenneth Arnold kcarnold at alum.mit.edu
Sun Sep 19 10:58:01 MST 2010

The ESV publishers did all the hard work already to figure out what books
people meant when they used what abbreviations. They can even distinguish
word searches from book references. Their code and data are at


On Sep 19, 2010 11:04 AM, "Jonathan Morgan" <jonmmorgan at gmail.com> wrote:

Hi Greg,

While I could implement such a system, I struggle to see that it's high
enough priority to bother.  As a generalisation I'm not very keen on working
on configurability and special options, because I strongly suspect that most
people don't use them (I certainly don't if I can avoid it), and I know of
problems which affect every user rather than a small sub-set and so are
probably more important.  [which is not to ignore the problem and its
solution, just to minimise it :) ].


On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 12:40 AM, Greg Hellings <greg.hellings at gmail.com>
> I was suggest...

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