[sword-devel] Sword 1.6.x and various frontends

Daniel Owens dhowens at pmbx.net
Tue May 24 06:24:50 MST 2011

On 05/24/2011 06:21 AM, Jonathan Morgan wrote:
> Hi Luke,
> On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 5:11 PM, Luke Schroeder <luke at motimail.com 
> <mailto:luke at motimail.com>> wrote:
>     I'm slowly but surely working on getting our translation's
>     electronic bible published.
>     I can only install the file into Xiphos when I have it unzipped.
>      It installs into BPBible Porteable fine from the Zip file.
>     I cannot install it at all into Alkitab or Bibledesktop.
>     XULrunner recognizes the file I installed from Xiphos.  Alkitab
>     and Bibledesktop do not.
>     After several hours of trying to figure this out, I decided I
>     would go here for help.  Are several of the frontends for SWORD
>     not capable of using Sword 1.6.x?  I came to this hypothesis
>     because my translation requires NRSV versification and I used the
>     most current sword to make it.
> As far as I know, any frontends based on JSword (e.g. Alkitab, 
> BibleDesktop, FireBible, AndBible) will not be able to support other 
> versifications.
> As for the other applications, using Sword 1.6.x does not necessarily 
> imply that other versifications are well supported.  I know for both 
> BPBible and Xiphos that only the KJV versification is supported.  
> While books with other versifications are able to be installed and 
> opened, they will not go to the correct references.
> Jon
Bibletime (http://www.bibletime.info/) works well with the Leningrad 
versification. You might try testing there.


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