xfce4-dict and WordNet

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at uvena.de
Tue Sep 2 19:13:23 CEST 2008

On Mon, 1 Sep 2008 23:40:57 +0300, "Liviu Andronic"
<landronimirc at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Enrico,
> On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 5:41 PM, Enrico Tröger
> <enrico.troeger at uvena.de> wrote:
> >> I don't seem to have the -pre version, not from what I see here. I
> >
> > Yes, I don't know anymore why I assumed you are using a pre version,
> > sorry for this.
> >
> Oh, it's OK with me. At least it made me check my installation.


> > Yes, this would be indeed helpful. I already thought about some
> > kind of drop-down list below the search method radio buttons to
> > easily change the website URL for web search, to change the
> > dictionary for dictd search and to change the used dictionary for
> > spellchecking. But this isn't a 2-minute-task and so it has to wait
> > a little bit.
> >
> Today I got feedback from Michael Kellogg, WR.com Administrator. He is
> currently considering "creating an API for WordReference in the next
> few weeks". He will inform me when there is a beta version running,
> and I will forward the information here. He actually seemed somewhat
> enthusiastic about Xfce4 Dictionary supporting WR.com, and honestly so
> am I. Remains to hope you will find the time to implement the
> discussed features.

Ok great news, I think if there is an official API, it would be cool to
implement it and make xfce4-dict more usable than now. Yay!


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