[sword-devel] Differences between SWORD & JSword ?

Manfred Bergmann manfred.bergmann at me.com
Thu Sep 30 13:56:39 MST 2010

Am 30.09.2010 um 15:52 schrieb DM Smith:

> On 09/30/2010 04:56 AM, David Haslam wrote:
>> Is there a list or table anywhere that describes the significant differences
>> (key features implemented or not) between SWORD and JSword?
> Not that I'm aware of. JSword takes the approach, for good or for bad, that the module reading and reference recognition are the key points at which the two need to be compatible.
> Regarding reference recognition, the implementation is different and there by will have minor differences, typically relating to abbreviations. JSword does not use SWORD's Bible names files, nor the ordering that is in them. Rather for disambiguation, it favors NT over OT and w/in a testament earlier book names rather than later book names. Thus J will resolve to John.
> Regarding modules, it does not support writing of any module or reading of av11n modules. Otherwise, it is complete, afaik.

It can write personal commentary modules.


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