Frontends:URI Standard

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Some Sword front-ends handle bible: or sword: as URIs. This necessitates having a standard for new and existing front-ends. A Bible URI standard is also necessary for Bookmarks Standard.

Current situation

Xiphos

Xiphos handles URIs in following format:

  • bible://KJV/Gen.1.1
  • bible:///Gen.1.1 -- an empty module between // and /
  • bible://Josephus//The+Antiquities+of+the+Jews/Book+1/Chapter+1/Section+4 -- non-bible modules, the 2nd double "//" is because keys for genbooks begin with /, so the first double slash is URL syntax, the 3rd / is the end of the module name, and the 4th / is the beginning of the genbook key
  • bible://WebstersLinked/EPHEMERIS -- dictionary references, dictionary keys have no slashes

FireBible