[sword-devel] Sword 1.7.3
greg.hellings at gmail.com
Thu Apr 17 04:14:20 MST 2014
For the most part we don't bring new features into an existing branch, but
bindings might represent a special case to that. Troy will need to decide.
On Apr 17, 2014 12:22 AM, "Daniel Hughes" <trampster at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm hoping my c# bindings patch will make it into 1.7.3
> It uses the flatapi, Troy made a bunch of changes to the flatapi to
> fix issues I encountered while creating the c# bindings.
> On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 4:59 PM, Greg Hellings <greg.hellings at gmail.com>
> > We're hoping to have an impending Sword 1.7.3 release soon. As such, I
> > attempted to merge only bug fixes and such over from the SVN trunk to the
> > sword-1-7-x branch. A highlight of some of the improvements since 1.7.2:
> > JIRA fixes for
> > MODTOOLS-1
> > MODTOOLS-64
> > API-159
> > API-158
> > API-164
> > Study filter now defaults to off like other filters
> > Additional code examples
> > Vastly improved and updated flatapi/C bindings
> > Better standards compliance
> > Better error detection and reporting
> > Multiple small render improvements
> > Changes to how preverse content is rendered by the engine
> > Many fixes to utilities
> > Several of these (especially study filters, error reporting, and preverse
> > content) will affect front-ends. Please, check out sword-1-7-x and check.
> > Make sure it builds for you, using all your favorite options and
> > Also, build your favorite front end(s) against it and see how they fare.
> > Some of these changes are old (January) some are brand new (last night)
> > front ends might not all be completely savvy.
> > As always, please report bugs. It is known, at the least, that the
> > content rendering is not completely fixed yet so 1.7.3 won't release
> > that is fixed.
> > Also, if you're geeky enough, please check I didn't break API or ABI
> > compatibility with this. It is our intention for 1.7.3 to be a drop-in
> > replacement for 1.7.2 including only bug fixes, so if I've accidentally
> > merged a breaking change, we'll need to identify that and revert it
> > properly.
> > Thanks for following along, and please! Test and report
> > --Greg
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