Web Shortcut en2de Defunct, Support for French <-> German by LEO
faure at kde.org
Fri Nov 26 10:06:29 GMT 2004
On Friday 26 November 2004 08:26, Christian Mueller wrote:
> 1.) I noticed that the web shortcut en2de is defunct.
> Here's the message on the target page:
> "We are sorry to announce that WordReference.com has decided to
> drop the English-German dictionary. Collins has decided that they
> prefer not let WordReference offer their dictionaries online anymore,
> and we were unable to find a good replacement.
> For those looking for another online dictionary,
> we recommend dict.leo.org/ or www.dict.cc .
> Our apologies."
> I suggest removing the shortcut completely as there is already
> a useful replacement in the leo: shortcut.
> 2.) LEO now has support for French <-> German lookups
> How about adding a shortcut leofr:?
We have no de2fr: yet, it seems. How about naming it that way? It's easier to find
since it's more logical IMHO.
> What do you think?
> I'd volunteer for both tasks if the feedback is positive.
OK, please go ahead.
> Should the modifications also be done in the 3.3 branch?
You can remove the dead shortcut, but you can't add a new one (message freeze).
> And is there a maintainer for the web shortcuts I should send
> the new file to for review?
Not that I know of. Typically this stuff is discussed on kfm-devel though.
David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).
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