Good work Santhosh and team. Hope this makes Kannada Wiktionarians' hard work
reach more people.
"That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a medium for
the expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted."
- George Boole, quoted in Iverson's Turing Award Lecture
>From: Shiju Alex <shijualexonl...@gmail.com>
>Sent: Mon, November 22, 2010 10:09:51 PM
>Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd:Kannada -English Dictionary bot launched
>Here is one more solution from Santhosh and team for the Indian Languages.
>Malayalam and Hindi dictionary bot, now it is the turn of Kannada. Vasudev
>Kamath has customized this solution for Kannada.
>But unlike Malayalam and Hindi, Kannada dictionary bot completely relies on
>Kannada Wiktionary, since Kannada does not have a free s/w licensed dictionary
>Read the blog post for more details:
>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>From: Santhosh Thottingal <santhosh.thottin...@gmail.com>
>Date: Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 9:54 PM
>Subject: [smc-discuss] Kannada -English Dictionary bot launched
>To: Discussion list of Swathanthra Malayalam Computing
>Based on the code of our very successful dictionary bot, Vasudev
>Kamath launched English-Kannada dictionary bot service. Unlike
>Malayalam or Hindi, Kannada does not have a free s/w licensed
>dictionary database. So the bot completely relies on the Kannada
>wiktionary. See the blog post:
>And English-Malayalam bot now uses Malayalam wiktionary along with our
>dict database. It crossed 8000 users now. I had written a blog post
>about this here:
>Parsing wiktionary content is not an easy job, it still have some
>bugs. Wiktionary has highly unstructured data or machine consumption.
>Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi bots are running from our VPS server.
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