Dict News, was: Debian Dict on debian-women website
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It is a pity that there still are no answers to my mail about the
dicts on D-W.
Am 27.07.2005 um 10:52 schrieb Jutta Wrage:
- - include full dictd support 
Seems I got that fixed. But now Serpento strikes a bit.
The language sorting is a bit difficult sometimes. For three
languages there had to be added sorting entries directly into the
source code. But there is a solution on horizon: ICU support for
The ICU lib(s) will make it possible to have a sorting dependent on
locales without having the locales installed. The pity about that:
There are not libraries using the API in perl, all links go to a non-
existing sourceforge project. makdictutf8 will have to move to python
language. And another problem: ICU 3.4 currently in question is not
in sarge (only in incoming for Etch) and the python libs need
something newer than that in Sarge/Etch.
Unicode still is a problem. :-(
Good news: After the first translations to Vietnamese I got first
files for Lithauian Language today. Please see
http://www.witch.westfalen.de/debian-women/ for the full list of
In http://www.witch.westfalen.de/debian/dicts/ there are some other
experiments with dicts. Maybe, you want to have a look at http://
glossary.en.html and http://www.witch.westfalen.de/debian/dicts/
packaging/html/debian-packaging-main.en.html - while I am not sure,
if the enties should not be "Control:Source" for the explanation what
goes there in the Control file. On the other hand other files might
have entries with the same name and the same content.
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