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Bug#164490: ITP: dictionary-el -- Dictionary Client for Emacs

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : dictionary-el
  Version         : 1.8.3
  Upstream Author : Torsten Hilbrich <dictionary@myrkr.in-berlin.de>
* URL             : http://www.myrkr.in-berlin.de/dictionary/
* License         : GPL
  Description     : Dictionary Client for Emacs
dictionary-el is a DICT (RFC 2229) client for (X)Emacs, with support
for brace-delimited cross references and UTF-8-encoded entries.

Rationale: While this package might not be as general as lookup-el, it
has some key advantages over the latter:
* Because it only supports the one protocol, it is several times smaller.
* Its documentation is in English rather than Japanese, making the package
  accessible to a wider audience.
* It doesn't insist on interpreting non-ASCII characters as Japanese.

Aaron M. Ucko, KB1CJC (amu at alum.mit.edu, ucko at debian.org)
Finger amu@monk.mit.edu (NOT a valid e-mail address) for more info.

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