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authorSergey Poznyakoff <gray@gnu.org.ua>2012-01-29 23:33:31 (GMT)
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Update ancillary files.
* README.DIC: Update versiona number and file names. * WEBFONT.ASC: Document <oacute/, <ldquo/ and <rdquo/.
Diffstat (more/less context) (ignore whitespace changes)
-rw-r--r--README.DIC34
-rw-r--r--WEBFONT.ASC6
2 files changed, 20 insertions, 20 deletions
diff --git a/README.DIC b/README.DIC
index edaa4f0..6a7ea1c 100644
--- a/README.DIC
+++ b/README.DIC
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ File README.DIC
the electronic version of the
Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
(called also GCIDE)
- These files contain Version 0.46 (January 2002)
+ These files contain Version 0.51 (January 2012)
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
The dictionary was derived from the
@@ -67,9 +67,9 @@ Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.
STRUCTURE OF THE DICTIONARY
---------------------------
When the archives are unpacked, the main dictionary text of
-the GCIDE will be found in 26 files named "cide.*", where the
+the GCIDE will be found in 26 files named "CIDE.*", where the
asterisk indicates which letter of the alphabet begins the
-words in each file. For example, file "cide.b" contains words
+words in each file. For example, file "CIDE.B" contains words
beginning with the letter "B". Additional information about the
tagging conventions and special character symbols are contained in
ancillary files in this directory more information below). The main
@@ -103,7 +103,7 @@ also noted, as in:
[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source> + <source>WordNet 1.5</source>]
A list of the ancillary files related to the GCIDE is appended at
-the bottom of this "readme.dic" file.
+the bottom of this "README.DIC" file.
This version is tagged with SGML-like tags of the form <pos>...</pos>
so that the original typography (italics, bold, block quotes) can be
reproduced. A list of the most important tags for fields in the
@@ -119,11 +119,11 @@ tags or convert them to non-tag symbols, or, if possible, set the
parser to ignore the <p>...</p> tags.
The unusual characters (such as Greek or the European accented
characters, as well as special characters used in the pronunciations)
-are described in the accompanying file "webfont.asc". Some information
+are described in the accompanying file "WEBFONT.ASC". Some information
on the pronunciation system used may be found by viewing the files
-"wxxvii.jpg" and "pronunc.jpg" with a GIF viewer (or any web browser),
+"WXXVII.JPG" and "PRONUNC.JPG" with a GIF viewer (or any web browser),
and additional explanations of pronunciation are in the file
-"pronunc.web".
+"PRONUNC.WEB".
Each paragraph of the original text is enclosed within tags of
the form <p> . . . </p>. Within these paragraphs are no line
breaks, and some of the paragraphs are over 12,000 characters long.
@@ -154,7 +154,7 @@ was usually moved to the next paragraph break). Pages which have
been proofread by volunteers (e.g., with initials VOL) will have a
note within that page comment: <-- p. 345 pr=VOL -->. Pages which have
not been proofread yet (most of them) will have varying numbers of
-typographical errors in them. We still (January 2002) need
+typographical errors in them. We still (January 2012) need
proofreaders to get the errors out of these dictionary files.
***********************************************************************
@@ -191,15 +191,15 @@ explanatory material about this version of the dictionary is available
in the ancillary files:
=====================================================================
-COPYING 18,321 11-03-99 1:13a COPYING
-README DIC 13,775 01-17-02 11:48p readme.dic
-WEBFONT ASC 35,234 12-12-01 3:27p WEBFONT.ASC
-TAGSET WEB 55,843 08-16-01 1:16p TAGSET.WEB
-PRONUNC WEB 14,312 06-18-00 3:02p PRONUNC.WEB
-PRONUNC JPG 2,569,796 06-18-00 3:11p PRONUNC.JPG
-SYMBOLS JPG 144,716 06-18-00 3:13p SYMBOLS.JPG
-WXXVII JPG 1,188,380 06-18-00 3:19p WXXVII.JPG
-==================================================================
+-rw-r--r-- 1 18021 2012-01-30 00:24 COPYING
+-rw-r--r-- 1 2569796 2000-06-18 15:11 PRONUNC.JPG
+-rw-r--r-- 1 13994 2012-01-30 00:24 PRONUNC.WEB
+-rw-r--r-- 1 13507 2012-01-30 00:27 README.DIC
+-rw-r--r-- 1 144716 2000-06-18 15:13 SYMBOLS.JPG
+-rw-r--r-- 1 54783 2012-01-30 00:24 TAGSET.WEB
+-rw-r--r-- 1 34631 2012-01-30 00:24 WEBFONT.ASC
+-rw-r--r-- 1 1188380 2000-06-18 15:19 WXXVII.JPG
+=====================================================================
Most important tags used in the GCIDE:
diff --git a/WEBFONT.ASC b/WEBFONT.ASC
index 198c0e0..c80dfd3 100644
--- a/WEBFONT.ASC
+++ b/WEBFONT.ASC
@@ -233,7 +233,7 @@ oct dec hex entity oct dec hex
237 159 9f *
240 160 a0 <aacute/ aacute 341 225 e1 \'a a a acute
241 161 a1 <iacute/ iacute 355 237 ed \'i i i acute
-242 162 a2 oacute 363 243 f3 \'o o o acute
+242 162 a2 <oacute/ oacute 363 243 f3 \'o o o acute
243 163 a3 uacute 372 250 fa \'u u u acute
244 164 a4 <ntil/ ntilde 361 241 f1 \~n ny n tilde
245 165 a5 <Ntil/ Ntilde NY N tilde
@@ -261,12 +261,12 @@ oct dec hex entity oct dec hex
267 183 b7 prime 264 180 b4 \'{} ' light accent
(used in pronunciations)
also minutes (of arc or time)
-270 184 b8 '' " close double quote
+270 184 b8 <rdquo/ '' " close double quote
271 185 b9 *
272 186 ba * $\parallel$ || verticle double bar (l)
273 187 bb *
274 188 bc <sect/ sect \S * section mark
-275 189 bd `` " open double quotes
+275 189 bd <ldquo/ `` " open double quotes
276 190 be <amac/ amacr \=a a a macron
277 191 bf lsquo ` ` left single quote

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