Re: Programmers requested for dictionary
|From:||Carlos Thompson <carlos_thompson@...>|
|Date:||Friday, October 27, 2000, 23:30|
Uggh! I should not post from my work again... or does somebody
remember how to force text messages with Outlook 98?
Well, what I tried to send, for those having problem reading, follows:
> > Youn Ha Ley wabbe:
> > <wry g> I've seen Shoebox mentioned before (as others haverecently).
> > Personally, I just type everything into .html files and dosearches on pages via browser. It's been working so far, though it
may prove inadequate when the file gets larger. OTOH I've seen
browser search work very quickly with some pretty darn large pages,
> HTML ;-)
> Last time I was thinking in a XML schema to hold a one waydictionary, I would like to develope it further besides tools that
could coinvert my shoebox databases in that format, or generate a
reverse dictionary as well. An XSLT script would be handy to
represent the dictionary on the web for non XML capable browsers... or
even for non-plain presentation of the dictionary.
> One more project in my TO DO list.
> > It's definitely not for everyone, but it beats sheets of paper.My only regret is that it's not more portable (my antiquated laptop is
still somewhat heavy and gives me backaches almost as surely as my
> An example database would be:
> <!-- insert copyright and dictionary version and other stuffhere-->
> <entry type="verb" status="accepted">
> <entry type="noun">
> <definition context="automobile">whel</definition>
> -- Carlos Th