[jsword-devel] JSword list
Tue, 9 Apr 2002 09:39:56 -0700 (PDT)
Perhaps we could begin by looking at the design of the
two systems? Can you publish the HTML design for
Project B? You could do the same with the RE'd 1.5.2
or maybe you'll want to RE 1.5.3 and skip the stuff I
--- Joe Walker <email@example.com> wrote:
> (I'm not sure which is the correct address:
> firstname.lastname@example.org or
> email@example.com, I used
> the reply-to address this time)
> > > We still need a place to put the work. Troy,
> are we going to use
> > > Crosswire resources or SourceForge? Perhaps
> this should be the first
> > > todo on the list.
> > I'll split the jsword repository off so we can
> admin it separately from
> > the sword repository. Definitely would like to
> host the project on
> > CrossWire's hardware.
> I'm happy with this. If there are lots of people
> involved then it makes
> > > It appears the most popular approach is to take
> the 1.5.3 and "port" it
> > > to Java. Once that is done, refactoring can
> begin. The only one really
> > > impacted by this will be Joe at Project B if he
> decides to use the
> > > JSword engine. I'm comfortable with this
> > I'm obviously most comfortable with this approach,
> but comfortable might
> > not be the best route :)
> I guess I'm bound to be concerned because it means
> throwing ProjectB away.
> I've been working on Java for 6 years or so and I
> can honestly say that
> ProjectB represents some of the best written and
> documented code I've
> written or been involved in. So it would be a shame
> to throw it away.
> ProjectB works now. I've not touched the Sword stuff
> recently but not long
> ago it supported Sword modules. Given a weeks work
> or so it would probably
> fulfill 1, 2 and 3 of the JSwordGoals, and given a
> few more weeks we may
> well be able to have an interface that was close to
> the C++ interface too.
> > Me and Joe are gonna have 3 days together, in
> > a week or so to sit down face to face and talk
> about this stuff. I'm
> > hoping for a cool, in person demo of ProjectB and
> vice versa, and I'm
> > sure we'll have good stuff to report back to
> Looking forward to it.
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