[sword-devel] Locale differences
thulester at gmail.com
Sun Sep 16 12:04:45 MST 2012
On the issue of which language shows up in the client, English or the
module language, it may be true that different clients have different
default behaviours, and it''s not clear (to me) of the module can
influence this - that said, the module's osis has at least two ways
language is specified:
<osisText osisIDWork="INK" osisRefWork="defaultReferenceScheme" xml:lang="iu">
(which I assume is for xml's sake)
and in the header:
<description>Inuktitut Bible in Eastern Arctic
<rights>Copyrighted. Not for distribution (yet)</rights>
As far as I can tell, setting <language type="IETF">iu</language>
doesn't influence sword clients ... but then again I haven't looked
how osis2mod deals with the language tag either. If I gambled (and I
don't) I'd bet few developers building non-English modules bother to
declare the modules language by specifying <language></language>.
All this to say I believe the only obligation the sword client
developers has to worry about correctly presenting book names in
foreign language modules is to honour the OSIS intent (according to
tags), which means the module developers who bother specifying
<language></language> in osis should rightly expect to influence
client behaviour with respect to module specific presentations (module
locales trump client locales for module presentation). Those that
don't bother at all, are at the mercy of the default behaviour of the
client, namely English or client locales specifications.
On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 8:13 AM, Peter von Kaehne <refdoc at gmx.net> wrote:
> Just CrossWire Main. Attic might have plenty more, but these are irrelevant for the future.
> And Beta and Av11n hopefully contain none. Chris has said ages ago, he will only accept OSIS bibles. And generally the standard of texts has gone up over the years.
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>> Datum: Fri, 14 Sep 2012 04:30:35 -0700 (PDT)
>> Von: David Haslam <dfhmch at googlemail.com>
>> An: sword-devel at crosswire.org
>> Betreff: Re: [sword-devel] Locale differences
>> Did your survey of our modules cover all the repositories?
>> Or just those in CrossWire Main?
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