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Bug#314607: dict-devil: typo in entry for "lord"



On 2009-07-25 17:58 +0200, Ron wrote:

> Hi Sven,
>
> Thanks for your interest in this!
>
> On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 09:37:25AM +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:
>> I am going to adopt the dict-devil package.

I just uploaded dict-devil 1.0-11 to mentors.debian.net.  Would you like
to review and/or sponsor it?  If not, I'll send an RFS mail to
debian-mentors.
 
>> On 2005-06-17 14:19 +0200, Ron wrote:
>> > Thanks for maintaining this package, and please do keep an eye out
>> > for the other 850+ definitions should they become available to us. :-)
>> 
>> Do you know whether the enlarged version is in the public domain now?
>> And if it can be found somewhere?  I was not able to locate an online
>> version of it so far.
>
> No I don't unfortunately.  I had a bit of a search around too, and mostly
> could only find online references to an even newer reprint than the one
> we first saw this in :(
>
> If you are interested in chasing this up, you might like to have a chat
> to the fellow who maintains this site: http://www.fromoldbooks.org

Very interesting site, thanks for the pointer.

> He doesn't appear to have a copy listed there either, but he may know
> someone who does have one that's old enough for our purposes.
>
> If you open up the javascript foldy-thing under "Online Reference Books"
> he does have some rather amazing ancient dictionaries though, which it
> would be absolutely awesome to have available in dict format too ...

Indeed.  That would require finding a text-only version of these old
dictionaries, though.  I'll look around a bit.

Cheers,
       Sven

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