[sword-devel] OSIS book abbreviations for Sword updated
chrislit at crosswire.org
Fri Aug 31 14:57:04 MST 2012
On 08/27/2012 04:53 AM, DM Smith wrote:
> Thanks for the heads up. I'll update JSword accordingly. Let me know if you think I should wait a bit for greater stability. I'm guessing that the Paratext abbreviations are reasonable abbreviations for user input?
> Regarding the possibility of objections of inclusion: To me an osisID is of value if it might be in a SWORD module that conforms to BCV addressing. To SWORD and JSword it is just a normalized name that has robust lookup. Until it is part of a canon*.h (or JSword's equivalent) it is not of much use to a front-end.
> In His Service,
I would hold off just a bit. I'm still doing a bit of research before I
finalize the set. When the set seems stable, I'll commit the additions
to Sword's canon_abbrevs.h file.
In practical terms, it's true that none of this much matters until the
books appear in a versification system, but I plan to test a superset
versification system that should have a verse slot for every conceivable
verse in every book of every Bible. So it's possible that all these
books will be needed in implementations soon.
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