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About likely end of LG

Thomas Adam [thomas.adam22 at gmail.com]

Thu, 3 Dec 2009 17:45:50 +0000

2009/12/3 C. Riley <crileyjm@gmail.com>:

> "you can carry cow to water's edge, but you can't force it to drink".

Haha. You mean horse. But this did make my day though, thanks. :)

-- Thomas Adam

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Apertium-en-es 0.7.0

Jimmy O'Regan [joregan at gmail.com]

Sat, 5 Dec 2009 16:44:28 +0000

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From: Jimmy O'Regan <joregan@gmail.com>
Date: 2009/12/5
Subject: Re: Apertium-en-es 0.7.0
To: Apertium-stuff <apertium-stuff@lists.sourceforge.net>

2009/12/5 Jimmy O'Regan <joregan@gmail.com>:

> I've just released en-es 0.7.0. I'm not a big fan of release notes, so
> here's the changelog:
> Sat Dec  5 15:23:45 GMT 2009
>  * Release 0.7.0 ('More of an escape than a release')
>  * Vastly improved handling of Anglo-Saxon genitive in transfer (Mireia)
>  * 'Apostrophe genitive' (Jesus' etc.) in analysis
>  * Pre-transfer processing of apostrophes/genitive (based on an idea by
>    Jacob Nordfalk/Francis Tyers)
>  * Greatly increased vocabulary (most notably, Paul "greenbreen" Breen)
> In addition, this version has some generation support for the two main
> dialects of English, British and American, though this only currently
> supports simple spelling differences for the moment ('favour' vs.
> 'favor').

Oh, and because I like to collect amusing translation errors, this error from 0.6 is fixed in 0.7:

0.6, es->en
'Fondo Monetario Internacional' -> 'International Monetary bottom'
0.7, es-en
'Fondo Monetario Internacional' -> 'International Monetary Fund'

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The C Programming Language by Brian W Kernighan & Dennis M Ritchie & HP Lovecraft

Jimmy O'Regan [joregan at gmail.com]

Sat, 26 Dec 2009 12:08:04 +0000


"Recursion may provide no salvation of storage, nor of human souls; somewhere, a stack of the values being processed must be maintained. But recursive code is more compact, perhaps more easily understood– and more evil and hideous than the darkest nightmares the human brain can endure. "

<Leftmost> jimregan, that's because deep inside you, you are evil.
<Leftmost> Also not-so-deep inside you.

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