[sword-devel] BibleCS 1.5.10 remaining tasks

Daniel Glassey dglassey at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 12:33:59 MST 2008

On 05/02/2008, Karl Kleinpaste <karl at kleinpaste.org> wrote:
> Chris Little <chrislit at crosswire.org> writes:
> > one could ask why you're encoding Bibles with ThML
> Because ThML is very easy to generate, especially in automated
> script-based stream editing, and OSIS is not, especially due to the
> complications of converting relatively free-form <scripRef> content.
> Yes, I know of vs2osisref, and in fact Troy and I discussed it while at
> BibleTech.  Putting it to use in context is not entirely straightforward.
> I am also not aware of whether OSIS provides for an equivalent of
> <scripRef passage="Gen 1:1">display text linked to reference</scripRef>
> which has a fair amount of application.
> >From discussions at BibleTech, I have the strong impression that SIL are
> generating ThML exclusively.

Afaiu that is for commentaries only because there the content and
presentation can't be separated (at least not easily) in the transform
from the source documents.

Afaiu OSIS is still the preferred format for scripture.


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