Looking for XML and dictionaries I found a free dictionary with said
amount of words. It is based on the "Webster's Revised Unabridged
Dictionary Version published 1913" and on WordNet, a semantic network
created by the Cognitive Science Department of Princeton University"
..This electronic dictionary is published under the GPL. It is using
There are also standards for this kind of content; ISO 12620, a JAVA
application from IBM "Dictionary and Thesaurus API for Java", an article
how the OED Oxford English Dictionary uses SGML for its electronic
I am still only scratching the surface...
The list goes on. What I am now looking for is an aricle that explains
in simple terms what the relations between all these systems are and
what they are good for.