[sword-devel] 200 volunteers required to read 5 chapters of the Bible

fred smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Mon Nov 12 13:58:46 MST 2012

On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 08:41:53PM +0000, Chris Burrell wrote:
>    Hi everyone
>    200 volunteers to read 5 chapters of the Bible
>    I'd like to find 200 volunteers who could spend 5 hours or so helping us out

I might be able to help, if you can deal with Word files saved in
LibreOffice instead of Word (I'm a Linux user). If you think you can,
please let me see the rest of the instructions, and we cn plan from there.

Fred Smith

>    do a comparison between the KJV and ESV, in order to help us create the
>    strong tagging for the ESV. With 200 volunteers we can almost cover the
>    entire Bible.
>    The result of this work will be made available as a Sword module so that
>    everyone can re-use the work.
>    How we're doing it
>    What we've done is to do create  MS Word documents containing both the KJV
>    and ESV.  The documents have bright yellow words in them where the KJV word
>    doesn't exactly match the ESV words (which is given in the normal colour).
>    So what I'm after is some volunteers to cut & paste the yellow words next to
>    the equivalent ESV word. In doing so, you are effectively tagging the ESV
>    Bible text. Each chapter will then be proofed by Dale (copied), who's a
>    scholar in the US.
>    Why it does the tagging
>    The bit I haven't mentioned is that there numbers are attached to each word,
>    so by moving the yellow word, you are essentially moving around the strong
>    number with it. The numbers can be mostly ignored.
>    I have a more complete set of instructions, a video, an example file, etc.
>    for anyone who would be interested in finding out more.
>    Please let Dale & myself know if you would like to volunteer a few hours.
>    Chris

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