Maarten Zeinstra in the cultural-partners list points this very useful
tool, for calculating the status of copyright of a work.
It think it can be very valuable for Wikisources as well.
To let people know that WikiEditor toolbar now includes a dropin Proofread section. I
know that we are going to need to do some work on the gadget that toggles the headers to
be open by default, however, it is great to have some progress. :-)
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--- Comment #8 from Brion Vibber <brion(a)wikimedia.org> 2011-07-15 22:06:51 UTC ---
Merged to REL1_17 r92319 - tested locally.
Merged to 1.17wmf1 r92321.
Merged to REL1_18 r92323.
Fix should go live shortly.
--- Comment #9 from Brion Vibber <brion(a)wikimedia.org> 2011-07-15 22:14:21 UTC ---
Confirmed fix live at
Configure bugmail: https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/userprefs.cgi?tab=email
Some years back I scanned a Swedish-Latin dictionary (1875), 960 pages
in 2 volumes, with the Swedish headwords printed in blackletter and the
Latin translations in plain Roman letters, http://runeberg.org/swelatin/
Johan Winge decided to OCR and proofread it, and for this purpose he
trained Tesseract, the free software OCR engine, to read blackletter.
He also developed a program called Terese for proofreading the OCR text,
It looks very promising from the description, but I haven't
tried it yet. The screenshots in the documentation shows pages
from the Swedish-Latin dictionary.
Lars Aronsson (lars(a)aronsson.se)
Aronsson Datateknik - http://aronsson.se
Project Runeberg - free Nordic literature - http://runeberg.org/
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