Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> __/ [ kevin bailey ] on Thursday 12 October 2006 14:29 \__
>> Hi People,
>> I've put together an online word checker purely from OS tools.
>> It has only taken a couple of days and does not involve a single license
>> Just goes to show that by combining OS technologies that are available it
>> is possible to build some neat applications.
>> BTW - It also works well from PDA's and mobile phones due to it being
>> designed for a small screen size.
> Much faster and cleaner than http://www.dict.org/ .
But of course no where near as powerful or useful. In addition dict.org
doesn't have adverts.
> As another example, WordPress (GPL-licensed FOSS) is getting an inline
> spellchecker, which also relies on such lenient/permissive licenses. Same
> with the WYSIWYG component, which uses TinyMCE, which I suspect is a
> derivative of HTMLArea (sponsored by companies that sought to use it
> in-house). High-quality, well-tested, and Free.
dict.org is free. What are you talking about?
Brains x Beauty = Constant.
As the limit of (Brains x Beauty) goes to infinity,
availability goes to zero.