[sword-devel] Which is preferred in OSIS Bibles? bookGroup or x-testament?

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Mon Feb 13 09:42:47 MST 2012

On 2/13/2012 6:13 AM, David Haslam wrote:
> Which is preferred in OSIS Bibles for the two main testament divisions?

bookGroup is real OSIS (defined by the schema). x-testament isn't and 
shouldn't be used. It won't cause problems to use x-testament, but if 
you don't want to follow a standard, why use one at all?

>    <div type="bookGroup">  ...</div>
> or
>    <div type="x-testament">  ...</div>
> The former is exemplified in http://crosswire.org/wiki/OSIS_Bibles#Body
> The latter is exemplified in
> http://crosswire.org/wiki/OSIS_Tutorial#Text_Divisions
> Does it make any difference which is specified?
> How about combining the two like this, perhaps?
>    <div type="bookGroup" subType="x-testament">  ...</div>
> or would that be overkill?

Neither are actually necessary. We might as well just stick to the 
defined standard.


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