Bug#318025: dict-freedict-sco-deu: "Scottish"?
Michael Bunk wrote:
> I'm freedict upstream. Thanks for your report. Even though your introductory
> question looks like a rhetoric question, since I don't know the languages
> Gaelic or Scottish, I have to ask you to please answer your question :)
> Since it has only 300 headwords, I will put a note into the dictionary file.
> The .deb descriptions are generated automatically. That proces would have to
> be adapted to include the important notes from the dictionary file.
The headwords being things like "Sasunnach" and "uisge", that's
Gaelic, not Scots. See
(Oh... now I notice that I garbled the ISO 639 table last time;
inevitable, I suppose. Well, here's a definitive edition:
appropriate three-letter code is -gla-.)
It seems unlikely anybody would bother packaging a wordlist (even
one this size) for "-sco-", since for a start it doesn't have a
generally-agreed spelling system. And the fewer things labelled
"SCO" I have on my system the better.
Ankh kak! (Ancient Egyptian blessing)