[xiphos-devel] 4.2.0 tagged and pushed

Caleb Maclennan caleb at alerque.com
Sun May 24 23:17:59 MST 2020

Just a quick status update on this — over the weekend I was finally granted
some missing permissions on Launchpad. I think I now have what we need to
make this happen.

On Sat, May 9, 2020 at 4:52 AM refdoc at gmx.net <refdoc at gmx.net> wrote:

> This is not relevant here in terms of Xiphos, but gobiblecreator was a
> Crosswire maintained programme a decade and a half ago when mobile phones
> ran at best a J2ME engine. Look that up.
> GoBible was our answer to that. David Haslam and I produced dozens and
> dozens of Bible apps for such phones. A Australian guy called Jolon had
> originally created GoBible and GoBibleCreator and we inherited it.
> Sent from my mobile. Please forgive shortness, typos and weird
> autocorrects.
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [xiphos-devel] 4.2.0 tagged and pushed
> From: Caleb Maclennan
> To: Xiphos developers
> CC:
> On Sat, May 9, 2020 at 12:45 AM Greg Hellings <greg.hellings at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> I would stick with just updating the existing ones. It shouldn't be hard
>> to drop in a new Sword, BibleTime, and Xiphos (I assume those are the three
>> packages in the PPA?)
> It's just a bit messier than that. There is a long since discontinued gtk
> edition of bibledit, there is something called gobiblecreator which I don't
> recognize, there is a custom version of dh-autoreconf as a package which
> has no business in there, and most strangely a _package_ called
> "crosswire-ppa". How a package with that name ends up in a ppa of that name
> and what it does is a mystery.
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