[sword-devel] 200 volunteers required to read 5 chapters of the Bible
eli.mckenzie at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 16:43:44 MST 2012
I am in
On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 2:41 PM, Chris Burrell <chris at burrell.me.uk> 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 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.
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