[sword-devel] New Module Submission Facility Plans

Kahunapule Michael P. Johnson Kahunapule at mpj.cx
Sat Dec 18 22:53:37 MST 2004

Troy A. Griffitts wrote:

> My apologies to all who have submitted modules recently.  We have been 
> negligent getting around to adding modules.
> After some discussion and planning I'd like to let you know about a 
> new feature that we're hoping to implement very shortly after the 
> 1.5.8 release of our engine (which will hopefully happen during the 
> holiday season).
> We're planning a User Module Submission Facility.
> 2 types of users would have to register in order to contribute to the 
> facility:
> 1) module submitter
> 2) beta testers
> A module submitter would be able to login and maintain their modules, 
> and information about such, including copyright/publisher information 
> and progress made for distribution rights of copyrighted material.
> A module submission would be by uploading the raw import file, and 
> choosing which tool will import the file into a sword module.  You'll 
> be able to submit any scripts you used to create the import file from 
> original source.  We'll also have an automated .conf create facility 
> to help you generate an appropriate .conf file.

Great! This may be a partial solution to the complaints I get about the 
fact that the World English Bible revision level in the Sword project is 
much older than what has been published. :-)

Kahunapule Michael P. Johnson

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