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databases:raw [2008/08/17 09:45]
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databases:raw [2008/10/25 17:06] (current)
pb Freedict is not RAW (moving the info to the bilingual page)
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 Here are pointers to other sources of freely available dictionary databases.  **Note that the license terms of these databases may restrict modification, redistribution, and use.  It is your responsibility to read the license and interpret it.** Here are pointers to other sources of freely available dictionary databases.  **Note that the license terms of these databases may restrict modification, redistribution, and use.  It is your responsibility to read the license and interpret it.**
  
-===== [[http://www.freedict.de/ | FreeDict]]=====+=====Morris Fried's GPL'd Swahili Dictionary=====
  
-Horst Eyermann's collection of free bilingual dictionaries, available in DICT format.+[[ftp://ftp.dict.org/pub/dict/contrib/swahili.tar.gz | Morris Fried's GPL'd Swahili Dictionary]]
  
-===== [[ftp://ftp.dict.org/pub/dict/contrib/swahili.tar.gz | Morris Fried's GPL'd Swahili Dictionary]]=====+Skliarouk Peter passed on a copy of Morris Fried's Swahili dictionary database and software.  It's all GPL'd, so it is suitable for conversion into a DICT database. This has already been done by Beata Wójtowicz, who compiled version 0.02 of the Freedict xFried Swahili-English dictionary on the basis of Morris Fried's work, and then reversed it into an English-Swahili dictionary.
  
-Skliarouk Peter passed on a copy of Morris Fried's Swahili dictionary database and software.  It's all GPL'd, so it is suitable for conversion into a DICT databse. +===== The Spiers English-French Dictionary===== 
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-===== [[http://www.june29.com/IDP/spiers/ | The Spiers English-French Dictionary]] =====+[[http://www.june29.com/IDP/spiers/ | The Spiers English-French Dictionary]]
  
 Volunteer to help type and proofread a public domain version of the 1853 Spiers' //Dictionnaire Gèneral Anglais-Français//. Volunteer to help type and proofread a public domain version of the 1853 Spiers' //Dictionnaire Gèneral Anglais-Français//.
  
-===== [[http://sulu.lerc.nasa.gov/dictionary/intro.html | Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use]]=====+===== Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use===== 
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 +[[http://sulu.lerc.nasa.gov/dictionary/intro.html | Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use]]
  
 This dictionary is based on based on NASA SP-7 (1965).  As a US Government publication, it appears to be in the public domain. This dictionary is based on based on NASA SP-7 (1965).  As a US Government publication, it appears to be in the public domain.
  
-===== [[http://www.ars-grin.gov/duke/dictionary/tico/ | Tico Ethnobotanical Dictionary]]=====+===== Tico Ethnobotanical Dictionary ===== 
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 +[[http://www.ars-grin.gov/duke/dictionary/tico/ | Tico Ethnobotanical Dictionary]]
  
 This dictionary is copyrighted and is **not** freely distributable, so it is not currently suitable for use with DICT servers.  However, in July 1999, I contacted the author, and he said he'd consider different licensing terms in the future.  A [[http://www.ars-grin.gov/duke/dictionary/tico/tico.html | raw flat file]] is also available. This dictionary is copyrighted and is **not** freely distributable, so it is not currently suitable for use with DICT servers.  However, in July 1999, I contacted the author, and he said he'd consider different licensing terms in the future.  A [[http://www.ars-grin.gov/duke/dictionary/tico/tico.html | raw flat file]] is also available.
  
-===== [[ftp://sable.ox.ac.uk/pub/ota/public/dicts/1192/ | The CED Prolog Factbase ]]=====+===== The CED Prolog Factbase ===== 
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 +[[ftp://sable.ox.ac.uk/pub/ota/public/dicts/1192/ | The CED Prolog Factbase ]]
  
 The copyright status of this database is listed differently in different files on the Oxford Text Archive site (some mark it as ``public domain'' and others as only available for ``scholarly use in private research'').  More recent information indicates that the database is restricted and should only be used for private research. The copyright status of this database is listed differently in different files on the Oxford Text Archive site (some mark it as ``public domain'' and others as only available for ``scholarly use in private research'').  More recent information indicates that the database is restricted and should only be used for private research.
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 (The database is a set or Prolog facts that represent a Collins English Dictionary from the 1970s.  It is possible to write a Perl script that will reformat all of the data into entries suitable for use with DICT.  I don't have such a Perl script, so don't ask me for it.) (The database is a set or Prolog facts that represent a Collins English Dictionary from the 1970s.  It is possible to write a Perl script that will reformat all of the data into entries suitable for use with DICT.  I don't have such a Perl script, so don't ask me for it.)
  
-===== [[http://tom.cs.cmu.edu/cgi-bin/book/lookup?num=984 | Who Was Who 5000 B.C. to Date]]=====+=====Who Was Who 5000 B.C. to Date===== 
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 +[[http://tom.cs.cmu.edu/cgi-bin/book/lookup?num=984 | Who Was Who 5000 B.C. to Date]]
  
 This is Project Gutenberg Release #984 (July 1997) and is available from many places on the net.  It contains Irwin L. Gordon's //WHO WAS WHO 5000 B. C. to Date: Biographical Dictionary of the Famous and Those Who Wanted to Be//, a biographical dictionary from about 1914. This is Project Gutenberg Release #984 (July 1997) and is available from many places on the net.  It contains Irwin L. Gordon's //WHO WAS WHO 5000 B. C. to Date: Biographical Dictionary of the Famous and Those Who Wanted to Be//, a biographical dictionary from about 1914.
  
-===== [[http://slovnik.zcu.cz/files/slovnik_data.txt | English-Czech]]=====+===== English-Czech===== 
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 +[[http://slovnik.zcu.cz/files/slovnik_data.txt | English-Czech]]
  
 See other databases [[http://slovnik.zcu.cz/files/ | here]]. See other databases [[http://slovnik.zcu.cz/files/ | here]].
  
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