[sword-devel] Japanese Bibles in Beta and some other stuff

Administrator of Bible.salterae.net admin at bible.salterrae.net
Mon Aug 28 16:42:05 MST 2017

On 2017/08/29 8:14, Karl Kleinpaste wrote:
> On 08/28/2017 06:48 PM, Administrator of Bible.salterae.net wrote:
>> Please try osis formatted japanese bible texts at
>> http://bible.salterrae.net/sword/bungo.osis.zip
>> http://bible.salterrae.net/sword/kougo.osis.zip
>> The reason why the current sword modues for these bible contain no 
>> rubies is
>> simply that the current rendering engine of the sword project render
>> ruby annotations very ugly that most japanese people can't tollerate.
>> I think ruby annotation for japanese bible (especially bungo bible) 
>> is a 'must have'
>> feature.
> OK, I took these, used osis2mod, and copied the existing jap*.conf 
> files with modifications appropriate to what I had generated and where 
> I put them.  I used -v NRSV due to the presence of e.g. 3John.1.15.  
> The modules' only textual feature is glosses -- no strongs, morph, or 
> lemmas.
> How they look: http://karl.kleinpaste.org/.../japanese-new-gloss/
> I don't read Japanese.  Someone else will have to say whether they're 
> good or bad.  If they're bad, we'll need to know how to differentiate 
> good from bad, pretty from ugly, tolerable from intolerable.

Oh! Excelent!

These renderings are pretty good!
( much differ from the ugly ones I saw about ten years ago...)

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