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authorSergey Poznyakoff <gray@gnu.org.ua>2012-03-04 12:19:53 (GMT)
committer Sergey Poznyakoff <gray@gnu.org.ua>2012-03-04 12:19:53 (GMT)
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Provide information file for GNU Dico.release-0.51
* INFO: New file. * Makefile: Add INFO to the distribution. * README: Describe INFO.
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diff --git a/INFO b/INFO
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..929a749
--- a/dev/null
+++ b/INFO
@@ -0,0 +1,23 @@
+GNU Collaborative International Dictionary of English, version 0.51
+Copyright (C) 1992-2012 Patrick J. Cassidy
+
+GCIDE is based on Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary Version
+(published 1913) with additions from WordNet, and is proof-read
+and supplemented by volunteers from around the world.
+
+GCIDE is free dictionary; you can redistribute it and/or modify
+it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
+the Free Software Foundation; either version 3, or (at your option)
+any later version.
+
+GCIDE is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
+but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
+MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
+GNU General Public License for more details.
+
+For a full text of the GNU General Public License, see
+<http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
+
+For additional information or if you are willing to assist further
+construction of this dictionary, write to: <gcide@gnu.org>.
+
diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index e2cf640..79d0596 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -5,6 +5,7 @@ DISTFILES=\
$(wildcard CIDE.[A-Z])\
COPYING\
README\
+ INFO\
pronunc.png\
symbols.png\
pronunc.txt\
diff --git a/README b/README
index 1580b33..917f1b3 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -54,8 +54,6 @@ illustrative quotations giving recent examples of usage of the words in
their various senses will be very helpful, since most quotations in the
original 1913 dictionary are now well over 100 years old.
-Please send bug reports and suggestions to <gcide@gnu.org>.
-
* LICENSE
GCIDE is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
@@ -71,6 +69,10 @@ You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with
this copy of GCIDE; see the file COPYING. If not, see
<http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
+This dictionary is maintained by Patrick Cassidy and Sergey Poznyakoff.
+
+Please send bug reports and suggestions to <gcide@gnu.org>.
+
* STRUCTURE OF THE DICTIONARY
When the archive is unpacked, the main dictionary text of the GCIDE will be
@@ -181,8 +183,7 @@ individuals willing to help build a large and freely available knowledge
base. A large number of collaborators are needed to bring this dictionary
to a more accurate, more modern, and more useful state. Anyone willing to
assist in any way in constructing such a knowledge base should contact
-Patrick Cassidy (see above). All reports of errors will be gratefully
-received, and should also be transmitted to PC at: pc@worldsoul.org.
+its maintainers at <gcide@gnu.org>.
* TAGS
@@ -221,6 +222,12 @@ files:
The license terms for distributing and modifying this dictionary.
+** INFO
+
+Short information about the dictionary. It is used by GNU Dico dictionary
+server. The first line of this file provides a short database description.
+The entire file is sent as the response to SHOW INFO command.
+
** abbrevn.lst
List of the abbreviations used in the dictionary.
@@ -259,8 +266,8 @@ file also explains the Greek transliteration syntax used in it.
* DICTIONARY LOOKUP
-The dictionary home page <http://gcide.gnu.org.ua> provides a lookup
-facility.
+The dictionary home page <http://gcide.gnu.org.ua> provides an on-line
+lookup facility.
The GNU Dico project contains a browser for GCIDE, called "gcider". It
provides a windowing interface allowing user to search for matching

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