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Re: General Purpose Dictionary Generator

From:James W. <emindahken@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 24, 2006, 12:41
On Mon, 23 Oct 2006 15:00:07 -0700, "Gary Shannon" <fiziwig@...>
> I've written a couple of dictionary generator programs for a few of my > earlier > conlangs, and one for Larry Sulky's Elomi. The problem is every language > requires something a little different in the way of formatting a > dictionary, > and everyone who wants to create a bilingual dictionary has a different > idea of > how they would like to format their dictionary. What I have in mind to > build is > a dictionary generator that is completely customizable and configurable > to > handle any type of language and any kind of dictionary layout and > formatting.
I am definitely interested in this!
> Before I start writing the code, however, I'd like to hear what people > would > like to have in the way of features and capabilities. > > The generator program would be written in JAVA so it will run on any > platform > under Windows, Linux, MAC, etc.
Yay, something for Mac finally! I anxiously await further development, and am ready to test it any time.