[sword-devel] Glosses vs Ruby

Nic Carter niccarter at mac.com
Mon Jun 17 00:03:24 MST 2013

Could you take a look at the following screenshots and see if this is correctly marked up?


PocketSword has the ability to toggle and display it (hopefully?) correctly.

Thanks, ybic
	nic...  :)

On 15/06/2013, at 1:06 AM, admin at bible.salterrae.net wrote:

> Thank you for your reply.
>> On 13/06/2013, at 9:15 PM, admin at bible.salterrae.net wrote:
>>>> Are the Japanese modules (in beta) going to be updated to reflect this?
>>> What should I do to relect that?
>> Moving forward, if you are using "Ruby" or "Glosses", you should have the
>> line:
>> GlobalOptionFilter=OSISGlosses
>> to signify that the front-end should have the ability to be able to toggle
>> glosses on and off.
> Hmm, It seems that there are no front-ends which renders the rubys as
> expected.
> Some front-ends can show/hide the rubys, but when they show rubys,
> they only shows the contents in parentheesis with smaller fonts --
> which is not the expected representations of the rubys.
> By the way, if the only difference is the description in the
> module.conf , it will be a very easy thing to do.
> ( I can't understand why it will be a problem. )
> Are there no needs to replace '<w gloss="つくり">創造</w>たまへり'
> to '<w ruby="つくり">創造</w>たまへり' ?
> I think 'ruby' does not mean 'glossary', and the name 'gloss' is
> somewhat misleading.
> Ruby should increase the readability of the users, but current
> implementations of front-ends are not.
>> I believe that glosses/ruby isn't supported in modules that aren't marked
>> up in OSIS.  :)
>> I hope that helps?  Thanks, ybic
>> nic...  :)
>> ps: The previous way was to have "=OSISRuby", but that has been deprecated
>> and support for that may be removed "at any point in the future" from the
>> API, according to the definition of "deprecated"...  ;)
> ===============================================================
> FYI:
> osis source text for 'kougo-yaku' without ruby
> http://bible.salterrae.net/sword/kougo-osis.xml.zip
> osis source text for 'kougo-yaku' with ruby
> http://bible.salterrae.net/sword/kougo.osis.zip
> osis source text for 'bungo-yaku' without ruby
> http://bible.salterrae.net/sword/bungo-noruby.osis.zip
> osis source text for 'bungo-yaku' with ruby
> http://bible.salterrae.net/sword/bungo.osis.zip
> bungo-yaku is combination of meiji-yaku(old testament) and
> taisho-kaiyaku(new testament).
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