[sword-devel] Partial Strong's and Robinson's <w>

Nic Carter niccarter at mac.com
Mon Mar 5 15:57:38 MST 2012

On 06/03/2012, at 12:29 AM, Peter von Kaehne wrote:

> On 05/03/12 11:00, Matěj Cepl wrote:
>> My question is whether it is right to mark in OSIS only something like
>> 10 words with Strong's numbers and Robinson's morphology, or should I
>> stick with (what's in the printed Bible) various marks like *, ⁆, ⁅, †
>> etc.?
> I think this is largely up to you. You can do either. I would suggest
> that having 10 definitive fixed and relatively frequent terms marked up
> as Strongs will go some way to intelligently guess the rest. If you want
> to create a Strong encoded Bible at some stage.
> But on the other side, people will probably expect more and might react
> in unfortunate ways when they see a text described as being Strong
> encoded - and it is not, or at least not to their level of expectation.
> But in the end it remains your decision.

My thought is what if the reader doesn't have Strong's Numbers switched on in the software? Then it won't be visible. Instead do you want these markings to appear all the time for the user? If so, then using those other marks would probably be preferable?

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