[sword-devel] Problems in new WEBBE and WEBME but not WEB

Greg Hellings greg.hellings at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 11:59:04 MST 2012

On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 12:55 PM, David Haslam <dfhmch at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Martin,
> As these two newly released modules are in CrossWire Main, we should create
> an issue in CrossWire Bugs (JIRA).
> These are USFM tags for Words of Jesus.
> By a lot, you mean 718 instances of \wj_ (where underscore denotes a space),
> and the same number of \wj* which is the closing tag.
> I'd hazard a guess that the module was made from an OSIS file supplied by
> Kahunapule Michael Johnson, and that his own script used to convert USFM to
> OSIS has not processed these tags. After all, we know that usfm2osis.pl in
> our own utilities handles these tags correctly.

Is there a reason he doesn't use usfm2osis.pl?

> We know that last year he made the decision to adopt USFM as the controlled
> source text format for all the translations that he maintains, whereas he
> was earlier maintaining the source texts in another format.  Perhaps
> somewhere along the line of moving in this direction, this is something he
> overlooked?
> If we were to download his USFM files, and perform our own conversion to
> OSIS, this problem should be solved. That's not to say we might not
> introduce other problems of our own making, though!
> Best regards,
> David Haslam
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