[sword-devel] usfx

Chris Burrell chris at burrell.me.uk
Thu Nov 8 03:39:33 MST 2012

Thanks for all the info. On the last point, I did mean read directly from
USFM. I don't know the format well-enough, but presumably if other software
uses it, then maybe we could have a go at displaying the best we can...

On 8 November 2012 10:17, Peter von Kaehne <refdoc at gmx.net> wrote:

> Hi Chris,
> > Von: Chris Burrell <chris at burrell.me.uk>
> > I've found some instructions on transforming usfm/x to osis on the wiki
> > but
> > was wondering how difficult it would be to automate a lot of it?
> Several of us have been starting to think and experiment with this too.
> Basically it is easy to automate as such. The problem is around cleaning
> up.
> There is a thread earlier this year where some of this was discussed. The
> basic plan is to use a git repository and git hooks with scripts attached
> to that. Some infrastructure is up, but not much else has happened yet.
> >
> > is it such that there is too much manual cleaning up?
> Manual/mechanical cleaning up is a huge need, unfortunately. I have not
> yet encountered a truly clean USFM text, despite all claims by various USFM
> experts.
> >
> > also, I was wondering if there's any appetite in developing a driver to
> > read such modules, within sword or jsword...
> You mean to read directly USFM?
> Peter
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