[sword-devel] OSIS Users Manual considered confusing

Matěj Cepl mcepl at redhat.com
Sat Mar 3 17:55:17 MST 2012

On 4.3.2012 00:40, Peter von Kaehne wrote:
> The wiki is indeed the place to look if you want to see how to create an
> OSIS text which works well with our software. As one of the main module
> makers, I do use the manual, but not often. The Wiki will take
> precedence over the handbook any time. For us at least.

OK, if I could consider wiki to be the standard, good enough for me. If 
it is wiki and we can improve it, even better.

> It is fairly irrelevant if there are other options of creating OSIS
> texts, if you want to have a module, stick to what CrossWire supports
> well or improve our filters etc. Normally it makes more sense to stick
> to what is supported well.


> Wrt USFX - this is simply a XML-fied form of USFM and adds very little
> to the discussion. It is essentially a structureless mess, replacing
> each USFM tag with a XML set of tags. If I did not have OSIS, I would go
> ThML, but certainly never USFX.

Understood, I will leave US* formats on back burner. Seems like Michael 
tries to “sell” his preferred format, to which I will resist.



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