[sword-devel] I implore you...

DM Smith dmsmith at crosswire.org
Sat Jun 15 08:26:49 MST 2013

On Jun 15, 2013, at 2:53 AM, David Haslam <dfhmch at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Not only should we be looking for a real example of a mid-verse title within
> a prose passage,
> we should also be looking for a mid-verse section title /per se/.
> If we fail to consider such possibilities, we are merely kidding ourselves.
> The example in *Song 4:16* worked in swordweb (etc) because it was within a
> poetry passage.
> The poetry markup supplied the line breaks.

If you're talking about the ESV, that's a wrong guess. If you select the text and then view the source for the selection you'll see that the title is marked up w/ <h3> in SwordWeb. This is a block element, not an inline element.

> Moreover, the speaker identity "She" was the section title in that passage.
> Tracing back to USFM, speaker identity would use the tag *\sp* rather than
> *\s*
> This implies that the OSIS source for the ESV module may have depended on a
> workaround.
> Should an *\sp* tag in USFM really be transformed into a SECTION title in
> the first place?
> IMHO, "the hunt continues".  Comments please.
> David
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