[sword-devel] OSIS markup for gen books and devotionals

Laurie Fooks laurie.fooks at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 15:04:11 MST 2014

Thanks Karl,

Xiphos is displaying most of the OSIS markup - with exceptions seen in
my test module:

- line indents using <l level="2">
- some <hi> formats
- tables

again, it may be an incorrect OSIS markup or conf file in my module


On 8/27/14, Karl Kleinpaste <karl at kleinpaste.org> wrote:
> On 08/26/2014 07:44 PM, Laurie Fooks wrote:
>> 1. Internal linking - the pattern, "MODULE:DIV1.DIV2.DIV3" in the
>> Crosswire wiki does not work in any front end -
>> "MODULE:DIV1/DIV2/DIV3" works in Xiphos and BPBible and
>> "MODULE://DIV1/DIV2/DIV3" is needed for BibleTime and BibleTime-Mini.
>> Is there a "correct" OSIS markup, or does it depend on the front end?
> Caveat: I don't "do" OSIS, but I am the guy mostly in charge of Xiphos.
> Xiphos fairly blindly takes whatever came out of the engine and drops it
> into the subwindow pane to show the text.  Whatever linkage came out of
> the engine is what Xiphos gives to the user.  BibleTime has somewhat
> different OSIS->HTML filters; it is possible that its result for
> conversion to use in its HTML widgets is not the same.  This might be a
> BT bug.
>> 3. Images are not displayed, except in Xiphos, xulsword and AndBible.
>> - Is this a front end design choice or bug?
> The only constraint for successful display in Xiphos is that the images
> are placed in proper relative position in the directory structure.  By
> convention this uses a subdirectory "images" in which the files are
> contained, and they are referenced from the text as src="/images/xyz.jpg".

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