[sword-devel] ERV (was: Legitimate FTP Mirrors & Module Distribution Rights Question)

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Fri Jul 27 02:09:40 MST 2012

On 07/27/2012 01:04 AM, David Haslam wrote:
> There was such a collision in my experience.
> Our friend who maintains the IBT repo uses the name RV for the Russian
> Synodal Version.
> (don't worry - I've already told him about this minor issue)
> This clashes with the standard abbreviation for the English Revised Version
> of 1885.
> I've made an RV module for the latter, initially for my own personal use.
> Yet soon we should be able to make and distribute one. :)
> Neil Rees (Studge) of *bfbs linguistic computing* has recently added the
> English RV to Paratext,
> since it was a Bible Version once published by the BFBS, and thus of
> historical interest for scholars.
> When it is properly checked, we can obtain the USFM files from the official
> source,
> and proceed to make a module.

The RV from http://ebible.org/eng-rv/index.htm is on my docket to post, 
just as soon as I can get the new Python USFM to OSIS converter working. 
That should be in a day or two, assuming the RV doesn't use many tags in 
addition to the test doc I'm using for development.


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