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Add a French dictionary to
Authored by: mkhaw on Aug 10, '10 02:58:30PM

OK, it's been a few years since I've messed with *nix-y things, but I don't get the Stardict tarballs or DictUnifier at all.

The tarballs unpack into triplets consisting of a .dict, a .idx and a .ifo file (presumably "dictionary", "index" and "information"). However, DictUnifier 1.1 doesn't recognize any of them, while DictUnifier 2.0b3 only recognizes the .ifo file and doesn't seem to produce any output. Oh, and the README file included (only) with 1.1 is in Chinese, which I don't read or understand.

So, can someone explain in plain English just how you feed a Stardict dictionary to DictUnifier, what the result should be and how to get to recognize that?

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Add a French dictionary to
Authored by: mkhaw on Aug 10, '10 04:32:30PM

OK, it seems DictUnifier 1.1 takes the tarball (.tar.bz2 file) as input and writes its output into ~/Library/Dictionaries. then allows you to select the converted dictionaries in its Preferences.

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