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

Troy A. Griffitts scribe at crosswire.org
Mon Feb 13 12:54:59 MST 2012


Please don't say you were ignored.  I certainly didn't ignore you.


On 02/13/2012 07:51 PM, Greg Hellings wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 12:36 PM, DM Smith<dmsmith at crosswire.org>  wrote:
>> On 02/13/2012 01:16 PM, David Haslam wrote:
>>> That being the case, it prompts the question,
>>> Why does mod2osis use type="x-testament" ?
>> I'm not really sure what the utility of mod2osis is at all. The transforms
>> of ThML and GBF to OSIS are very incomplete. It is best when processing an
>> OSIS module. Every now and then there are discussions here regarding some
>> shortcoming of this utility. At this point, I think it is abandon-ware.
> This is only because I have never been given commit privileges to it.
> I have made extensive changes and updates to it and submitted patches
> multiple times but those have always been ignored. I've also
> completely rewritten it two separate times to use something other than
> a single monolithic for-loop, and both of those times I have been
> ignored.
> Ergo, four times I have achieved mod2osis ->  osis2mod ->  DC ad nauseum
> on the KJV 2006 module, including OSIS validation at each step and
> verification that both the plain text output and the HTML rendered
> output was identical between the round trip. Each time that
> accomplishment has been ignored. The round-trip produces validation
> errors when the original module import has errors in it (there were
> some</lg>  elements without corresponding<lg>  elements in one or two
> modules), but when I've reported those I got a, "Thanks, that's great,
> but we can't do anything about it" response because we lack the
> original OSIS files.
> Thus it is only abandon-ware because I was never given commit
> privileges to it despite repeated requests (or, if I was given write
> privileges it was never told me). I have since deleted the git and bzr
> branches where I was working on mod2osis because I gave up hope of
> ever being allowed to adopt it.
> --Greg
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