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Handling Commentaries

Ephraim Damboritz edited this page May 10, 2017 · 8 revisions

A bit of History

Sefaria's original design gave special structure to commentary texts which offered some benefits (automatic linking to basetexts, ability to generate new Index records on the fly) but required a special structure that was limiting. In cases where we have commentary texts that don't match these limitations, we begun using second method of creating commentary texts which is called in the code Commentary2. Eventually, we deprecated the original commentary structure and added features to general Index records to compensate. Details of the new format are at Commentaries in Sefaria