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Sun Jan 23 01:21:48 MST 2011

according to how mature modules are e.g. untested, okay, robust.

Occasionally I consider making a list of reliable modules that transcends a
particular repository.  For example it might possibly include the modules in
CrossWire repo, some from Beta and some from Xiphos.  Alternatively modules
could have a reliability ranking associated with them e.g robust, okay,
untested.  That way the 'experimental' modules would not provide simple
users with a bad experience and the desirable and robust modules would be
made available.

In some ways apps already do this - And Bible needs to filter the English
Dictionary because it is too large for mobiles and causes errors it also
ignores Gen books because it doesn't support that format yet.  I believe PS
also does some filtering of modules.


On 4 February 2011 00:28, DM Smith <dmsmith at> wrote:

> On Feb 3, 2011, at 5:16 PM, Martin Denham wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am not familiar with the different module download frameworks used but
> I was hoping to add the contents of Xiphos to the list of modules
> downloadable by And Bible.
> >
> > Can you see any issues with this?
> Yes. Last time I tried I found that the assumptions that JSword made about
> names being in all lower case, which is true in the CrossWire repositories,
> is not true in the Xiphos repository. I never brought it up to Karl because
> it was not a pressing issue.
> Either Xiphos repository needs to change or JSword needs to accommodate.
> It might work now. Haven't tested it for a while.
> >
> > Could somebody tell me what download parameters to use.  I have
> unsuccessfully tried entering values from the Module Repositories wiki page
> into Bible Desktop.
> >
> Host:
> Catalog Directory: /sword
> Zip Directory: /sword/zip
> For others see:
> > Can I put those parameters into InstallManager.plugin?
> I recommend: not until it works.
> >
> > I was planning to add Xiphos but seeing all the modules in CrossWire beta
> I am wondering if they are really beta i.e. unstable and whether to add them
> too.
> When I added beta to JSword the modules there were pretty good. Now many of
> them are experimental. If I had to do it over again, I wouldn't have added
> it.
> >
> > Thanks
> > Martin
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