Sabine posted this on the WiktionaryZ blog.. This new feature shows that
from an architecture point of view we care about all languages equally ..
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Subject: [WiktionaryZ] Definition in UI language, if present in that
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 00:35:14 -0700 (PDT)
From: Sabine Cretella <sabine_cretella(a)yahoo.it>
>From today on WiktionaryZ has another nice feature. When your user
interface is for example set to Italian and you click on any term
(English, German etc.) and there is an Italian definition present you
will get that one show up. Only if there is no definition in the
language of the user interface you chose an English definition will show
Posted by Sabine Cretella to WiktionaryZ
at 7/28/2006 09:31:00 AM
Suppose I have a category called say, 'Technology' , that has 100
terms/articles in it.
Can WiktionaryZ tell me how many of those terms in that category have
translations in say, Japanese?
If not possible via the UI, presumably it would be possible through sql?
People who edit on WiktionaryZ now have the possibility to add new
Expressions and new DefinedMeanings. This is one piece of functionality that
has been most eagerly awaited. What amazes me most, is that there is already
so much content, check for instance this list:
To remind you, WiktionaryZ is still very much in a pre-alpha stage, this
means that editing is not there for anonymous users, users that want to
edit, have to add their Babel template information and have read the
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