[kde-edu]: Re: GSoC 2011 proposal for Kiten

Anne-Marie Mahfouf annemarie.mahfouf at free.fr
Fri Mar 25 08:22:41 CET 2011

On Friday, March 25, 2011 01:29:27 AM Daniel E. Moctezuma wrote:
> Hi there,
> In an attempt to resurrect Kiten I'm working with this proposal that I
> would like to participate in as a student.
> It would be great to have some feedback from the community, and know if
> there is anyone who would like to mentor this project:
> My proposal consists on a series of modules that would improve the
> current functionalities and user experience.
>    1. *Make a better deinflection system*. The current one doesn't
> recognize verbs ending with kuru/suru/sareru etc. Kiten should recognize
> when the user searches for a conjugated verb, deinflect it and search for
> it in the dictionaries.
>    2. *Improve the GUI*.
>       - When searching for a word Kiten should show a clear separation
>       between matches (exact, match beginning, any).
>       - Show names and last names in a separate category.
>       - Show place names in a separate category.
>    3. *Make a Kanji selector (by grade)*. While already exists a Radical
>    Selector for Kanji, it would be great to have a list of kanji sorted by
>    grade. Think of it as a student learning kanji from scratch, having a
>    selector will help to learn them gradually as well as being able to know
> its meaning by clicking on it and displaying it (searching in the existing
> dictionaries in Kiten).
> I'm also thinking on a good title for this, at the moment I like:
> "Improving the user experience on Kiten". I'll appreciate your feedback on
> this as well.
> Thanks in advance.
This sounds like a very good proposal to me!

Is there someone able to mentor Daniel?


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