[sword-devel] 200 volunteers required to read 5 chapters of the Bible
brookswv at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 14:24:49 MST 2012
I'd be happy to pitch in 5 chapters' worth. Should be able to wedge it in
if the timetable isn't too aggressive.
brookswv at gmail.com
On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 3:58 PM, fred smith
<fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>wrote:
> 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
> > strong tagging for the ESV. With 200 volunteers we can almost cover
> > entire Bible.
> > The result of this work will be made available as a Sword module so
> > 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
> > 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
> > Bible text. Each chapter will then be proofed by Dale (copied), who's
> > 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
> > number with it. The numbers can be mostly ignored.
> > I have a more complete set of instructions, a video, an example file,
> > for anyone who would be interested in finding out more.
> > Please let Dale & myself know if you would like to volunteer a few
> > Chris
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