15 June 2007

Updating The e-Sword Utility Program FAQ

I am updating the sections 40 through 56 of The e-Sword Utility program FAQ. These deal with issues in using resources with specific components of e-Sword.

I've gone through the archives of various lists, and not found nearly as many issues as I expected to. :(

Those sections currently average 20 - 30 pages each. Whilst I don't mind keeping them that short, I'd not sure that they cover anything close to the range of problems people encounter in using the different resources.

So, if anybody has any questions about any of the components of e-Sword, or can't get a specific resource to work, there is an opportunity to ask about.

09 June 2007

e-Sword Resource Wishlist

This is a list of resources for e-Sword that I have been asked about. IOW, these are items that are on somebody's wish list.
  • Catechism of the Catholic Church;
  • Papal Encyclicals;
  • Book of Common Prayer (1928 Edition);
  • Book of Common Prayer (1977 Edition);
  • The Rites:Volumes 1 & 2. (This contains the Rites of the Holy Roman Catholic and Apostolic Church);
  • Service Book and Hymnal (Lutheran);
  • Service Book and Hymnal (Methodist);
  • The Jerusalem Talmud (Hebrew);
  • The Jerusalem Talmud (English);
  • The Babylonian Talmud (Hebrew);
  • The Babylonian Talmud (English);
  • The Palestinian Talmud (Aramaic);
  • The Nag Hammadi Library (Coptic);
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls (Hebrew & Greek);
  • The Targums (Aramaic);
I know I've been asked about some more,but I don't have them written down anywhere that I can find. :(

Documentation Updates

Where to obtain e-Sword support: V / 200700606 was released on Thursday.

How to Create Modules using e-Sword: V / 20070607 was released on Friday. This document does not define Harmony resource fields. That will be included in the next update to this document.

I expect to release updated editions of the following sections of the FAQ by 20 June:
  • You want what as a Module?
  • Information about the FAQ.
  • What is e-Sword?
  • How to use the Utility programs: JB.
  • What are the e-Sword Utility Programs?