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Re: Regarding QaMoose
- To: Documentation and Translation <doc at arabeyes dot org>
- Subject: Re: Regarding QaMoose
- From: Arafat Medini <lumina at silverpen dot de>
- Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2004 12:23:59 +0100
Am Son, den 15.02.2004 schrieb Youcef Rabah Rahal um 9:41:
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I am not a core member so it's my view (which doesn't officially count)
which I wanted to express here,
> On Sunday 15 February 2004 00:09, Nadim Shaikli wrote:
> > As noted, I don't think a prototype is that big of a deal given an agreed
> > upon structure is presented. In order for agreement to happen (from my end
> > at least), I would want a thorough understanding of what other open source
> > sites do with regard to this topic and how they structure their data. I
> > would also want (and would call for even) the adoption of an open source
> > method instead of us reinventing our own along with the scripts to mold it
> > to something that others can accept. Keep in mind that we are aiming this
> > Wordlist to be used by All sources out there.
> 100% OK with Nadim on that.
> > In short, go ahead and research this topic and present your findings. See
> > what the various open source English->German or Dutch->French, or whatever
> > other dictionaries are doing and put forth a recommendation. Do also look
> > into the 'dictd' project to see how it would accept all these categories,
> > settings, etc.
> Not sure it is worth the effort. What we are in need now are translators. When
> the translation work is done, we can think of better ways to restructure the
> data (and like said Nadim, it is not that complicated if it becomes
Also totally agree with Youcef here.
> But for now, the translation effort is going slowly on all fronts. Of course,
> thanks to a few people, it is not stopped totally.
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> Youcef R. Rahal
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