[sword-devel] plain filters

DM Smith dmsmith at crosswire.org
Mon Jun 24 05:21:11 MST 2013

On Jun 24, 2013, at 8:18 AM, Chris Little <chrislit at crosswire.org> wrote:

> On 6/24/2013 5:05 AM, David Haslam wrote:
>> Someone could easily count how many by creating a script to find out how many
>> modules have
>> *SourceType=PlainText*
>> in the conf file.
>> Such a script is probably a one liner in Perl.
>> A bit more ingenuity would output a counted list of all the source types
>> found in each repository.
> No, that would be pretty useless since Plaintext is the default SourceType and it's virtually never specified explicitly. There are still Plaintext modules, but that's not relevant to the question I asked.
> I'm not proposing dropping support for Plaintext modules, just querying whether anyone uses the PLAINHTML and PLAINFootnotes filters and would mind their removal.
> Are there any modules for which these filters would function correctly? I don't know, but it seems doubtful. We don't even offer a PLAINFootnotes option filter option in SWMgr, nor is PLAINHTML exposed the way that other render filters are.

Thanks for the clarification. Just what I needed.

In Him,

More information about the sword-devel mailing list