[sword-devel] Idea: integrating with webbrowsers
Don A. Elbourne Jr.
Thu, 20 Jun 2002 07:05:51 -0500
You have to have the latest build of Sword for Windows for the Sword link to
work, and you must have Logos Series X for the other link to work.
by grace alone,
Don A. Elbourne Jr.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bobby Nations" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 20, 2002 10:33 AM
Subject: Re: [sword-devel] Idea: integrating with webbrowsers
> Nifty! Well, sortof nifty. The links don't seem to work at this time.
> What's the trick for making it work? I'm trying to click either link
> from MSIE 6.0 and getting nothing in return. Any suggestions?
> Chris Little wrote:
> > We have this already. See the bottom link at
> > http://www.crosswire.org/~chrislit/testlinks.html for a demonstration
> > of our private protocol. It works in MSIE on Windows.
> > I'm not sure how it could be made to work in other browsers or on
> > other platforms. It is not reasonable to expect other projects to
> > accept private protocol patches for our needs.
> > --Chris
> > email@example.com wrote:
> >> We now discuss how to make tools for easy converting of web sites to
> >> Sword modules. (About SwordWriter etc.)
> >> But may be the following would be better: add to the OS new URL
> >> handler (sword: or bible: in addition to http: ftp: etc.) and so just
> >> integrate sword with commonly used HTML/XML readers such as Internet
> >> Explorer.
> >> I haven't checked (I have completely no time!) whether it is possible
> >> and simple Windows; with Linux we can, even if it is currently
> >> impossible, submit appropriate patches which would allow creation of
> >> new URL types, to Mozilla, Gnome, and KDE teams.
> >> So will be no need to create separate web site and separate Sword
> >> module for Christian books which are not somehow special and not need
> >> very deep integration with Sword. (E.g. this would be not appropriate
> >> with Bible commentaries deeply linked with verses (comment to every
> >> verse in certain range of verses), but would be quite appropriate
> >> with books considering a topic from Bible (e.g. Biblical concept of
> >> prosthood.))