[sword-devel] Synodal versification & IBT modules?

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Sat May 11 09:54:46 MST 2013

On 5/11/2013 4:38 AM, David Haslam wrote:
> IBT modules specify Versification=Synodal
> This is because they follow the Russian Synodal v11n.
> This causes some front-end apps to display all the deuterocanonical books in
> the book selector.
> e.g. PocketSword.
> However, none of the IBT modules include deuterocanonical books.
> They are all at most restricted to the 66 protocanonical books.
> AFAIK, that's part of IBT's mission & policy.
> btw. Some modules contain fewer, but only because these translations are as
> yet not fully completed.
> btw. Some front-ends can "grey-out" the menu choices for 'absent books', but
> this feature is an added bonus.
> I wonder therefore whether we should provide an av11n called *SynodalP*
> which would be the protocanonical subset of the Synodal v11n.
> This would make book selecting a better experience for [at least]
> PocketSword readers of IBT modules.
> David

We added the SynodalP versification for IBT a while back. They didn't 
use it. We removed it. It isn't coming back.


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