[sword-devel] usfx

Andrew Thule thulester at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 11:23:41 MST 2012

.. and Bibleedit does a reasonably good job of converting USFM to OSIS as
well ..

On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 6:07 AM, Peter von Kaehne <refdoc at gmx.net> wrote:

> > Von: Chris Burrell <chris at burrell.me.uk>
> > 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...
> I do not think this would be a good thing - other than for translators who
> want to use some of our produce while working on the text. Instead of
> sitting down once and fixing the text as we do right now you would end up
> with endless niggles as USFM is really hard to debug completely - other
> than by transforming it and uncovering problems that way.
> But for translators, it might be useful - only both Paratext and more so
> Bibledit do have a working set up where they can export their modules into
> a rough and ready module and use on Xiphos, Bibletime etc.
> So, all in all I am not sure if this is a useful direction to go to.
> Peter
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