[sword-devel] OSIS Text for ASV

Chris Burrell chris at burrell.me.uk
Thu Aug 29 11:19:56 MST 2013

Thanks for that. I now see the original source wasn't osis
On 26 Aug 2013 18:01, "Kahunapule Michael Johnson" <kahunapule at mpj.cx>

>  The best available OSIS source of the ASV, as far as I know, is at
> ftp://ebible.org/pub/Scriptures/eng-asv_osis.zip but the true source is
> not OSIS.
> The source is actually USFM, which you can get from
> ftp://ebible.org/pub/Scriptures/eng-asv_usfm.zip, from which the USFX XML
> at ftp://ebible.org/pub/Scriptures/eng-asv_usfx.zip and OSIS files are
> derived using Haiola <http://haiola.org>. The actual text of the ASV is
> identical in all of those formats. It has numerous tiny corrections based
> on the printed editions compared to ASV text commonly found elsewhere on
> the Internet. Many of those corrections were made after the most recent
> conversion to Sword format. I have collected errata from other sources,
> plus there is a friend in Oklahoma systematically proofreading the text as
> part of his devotions. He has gone from Genesis through Psalms, so far.
> The OSIS files in ftp://ebible.org/pub/Scriptures/ all validate against
> the OSIS Schema, and should be suitable for import into Sword, provided
> that Sword supports all of the features of OSIS used in those files
> (including section titles in the middle of verses where the translators saw
> fit). I have adjusted the OSIS output to make it as Sword-friendly as I
> know how. The first 3 letters of each file name in that directory are the
> Ethnologue/ISO code for the language. The listing of translations is in
> ftp://ebible.org/pub/Scriptures/translations.csv, which is best opened in
> LibreOffice Calc. (Microsoft Excel takes extra fiddling to make it
> recognize the UTF-8 character encoding and comma-and-quote-delimited CSV
> format.)
> On 08/26/2013 02:12 AM, Chris Burrell wrote:
> Hi
>  Does anyone know where I could get hold of the OSIS text for the ASV,
> assuming the source is in OSIS?
>  I know I can use mod2osis, but I'm told this isn't very reliable (what
> gets missed off?)
>  Cheers
> Chris
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