[sword-devel] OSIS Users Manual considered confusing
mcepl at redhat.com
Sat Mar 3 12:55:39 MST 2012
On 3.3.2012 20:38, Kahunapule Michael Johnson wrote:
> Bible formatting that were not shared by my good friends, the Bible
> translators. That means that either the Bible formatting has to
Tell me about. What I am doing is converting from the document actually
created as a product of translation, which was actually used (I wonder
how) in producing printed Bibles. I have been blessed by the fact that
it is XML. I have been less blessed by it being very obviously
completely non-designed scheme created as need happened (XML element
<amacron/> FTW!; and that's one of around twenty of similar elements).
It has not only milestoned verses (which seems to be common), but also
milestoned paragraphs (which apparently is not proper OSIS).
> I applaud any effort to directly support USFM (or an equivalent XML
> format like USX) in any component of SWORD, because that is where the
> majority of minority-language translations are.
Hmm, interesting. Is there a quality usfx2mod program? Should I switch
from OSIS to USFX? I really don't want to work on non-XML format given I
have XML sources and XSLT scripts to work on it.
> except the emergence of OXES (and attempt to make OSIS more
Where does it grow?
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