[sword-devel] Installing new/updated locales like we do for modules?

Peter von Kaehne refdoc at gmx.net
Wed Mar 2 03:20:02 MST 2011

> Von: Jonathan Morgan <jonmmorgan at gmail.com>
> On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 10:25 AM, Peter von Kaehne <refdoc at gmx.net> wrote:
> > It is a reasonably common thing that we add a locale to sword, but the
> > releases are not that frequent. If we get a new Bible text which
> > includes cross references, obtaining/creating a sword locale is usually
> > a must to get the cross references to work.
> >
> I'm not sure that I understand this.  Do you mean that we need the locales
> to *create* the module (e.g. detect localised cross references in the
> original source), or that we need the locales to *display *the module (I
> would have thought any OSIS modules would use OSIS refs rather than
> localised references, and so would work OK), or that users of that text
> would want to type in references in that locale (or something else?)

Sorry, yes I was a bit wooly in my last post.

1) The correct locale is required to create a module with references
2) For normal use the locale is not needed per se - but
3) For searching for references in the user's locale the correct locale might be required.
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