Re: Asha'ille dictionary online, searchable
|From:||H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, November 24, 2004, 6:27|
On Tue, Nov 23, 2004 at 02:17:09PM -0500, Pascal A. Kramm wrote:
> The format used for browsing by letter or everything on one page is far too
> longwinded and unpractical.
Longwinded? I thought they were more on the concise side than
Personally, though, I much prefer more detailed definitions for each
word than a mere bland list of word equivalences.
> Also, it would be nice to add the semantic functions of the words (noun,
> verb etc).
That would be nice, yes.
Oh, and BTW, "noun" and "verb" aren't semantic functions; they're
> As probably no one cares when certain words were added, that info is
> quite superfluent.
So what? As long as it matters to the language creator, that's good
> Besides this, I think that a search function is quite redundant, as
> practically every browser already has a search function that can be used.
How is it redundant? I much prefer searching for a set of words that
I'm interested in rather than to wait for an entire dictionary to
download before I can use my browser's search function.
> No need to re-invent the wheel.[...]
I disagree. If there were no wheel-reinventors, we'd still be riding
on wooden logs with stone wheels.
Roasting my brains over a slow fire. Please do not interrupt this process.