[sword-devel] Beta modules question

Andrew Thule thulester at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 13:39:15 MST 2013

This site wasn't on my radar, but I find it very useful:

Many of these (well documented) issues appear easily fixed.  For example
the 'emptyvss' issues are likely simple problems to fix.  It appears the
purpose of this page is to impose a QA process on modules before they are
permitted in the main.  If so, there also appears to be procedural
impediments easily solved (such as confirming a module appears complete

Does each module have a contact or point person in charge, or if someone is
willing to work on some of these issues what's the procedure for offering
to help fix some of these issues?


On Tue, Jan 1, 2013 at 10:27 PM, Nic Carter <niccarter at mac.com> wrote:

> Heya all,
> Just a quick question about beta modules.
> Currently we have the wiki page that is meant to be where we "report"
> problems. I have been emailed again about the Barnes Notes module and
> looking at the entry for it on the wiki at
> http://crosswire.org/wiki/Modules_in_the_beta_repository#Commentary_Modulesshows that the reported issues I was emailed are already on that wiki page.
> Looking at the conf file for the module doesn't let me know the source of
> the text, and so there is nothing I can do to look into the problems
> reported.
> My suggestion is that perhaps we should remove modules from the beta repo
> that are not going to be updated? It has been 5 years since that module was
> "updated" and these bugs in the module have been noted at several points on
> the wiki since then, including in 2008, 2009 & 2012 (observed via a very
> quick search of the history of that wiki page).
> Alternatively, for this module a quick re-encoding as UTF-8 would fix the
> most noticeable problem ;)
> Thanks heaps, ybic
>         nic...  :)
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