Bug#222853: ITA freedict
On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 07:04:09PM +0200, Matej Vela wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2003 at 05:32:25PM -0400, Bob Hilliard wrote:
> > tags 206113 +ITA
> > thanks
> > I intend to adopt freedict, which was recently orphaned.
> Do you still intend to adopt it?
No. I filed Bug #222853 in Dec 2003 outlining my reasons for
thinking freedict, at least as it existed in 2003, can not be
As far as I am concerned, you are welcome to adopt it.
On 25 Mar 2004, Michael Bunk <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I was not aware of all those bugs filed at debian.org.
> I cant address them soon, because I have not taken
> over freedict maintenance completely and don't
> understand everything.
> freedict.org with updated contents of freedict.de is
> planned, as well as a howto. It all takes time.
> In the bug report you mentioned conversion tools
> were not available. There are many small tools in
> the tools module in freedict cvs. Also there seems
> to be a way (I have not tried it yet) to convert freedict
> xml data with an xslt stylesheet into "-c5" format and
> then use "dictfmt -c5" to generate the dictd database.
I do not know if Michael intended to package these packages for
Debian, or if he still does.
Good Luck with fredict.
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