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Subject: Re: Dictionary plugin

Re: Dictionary plugin

From: David Hall <>
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2007 10:33:07 -0500

On 3/17/07, desowin <> wrote:
> Hello
> I have imagination about rockbox Dictionary frontend (on computer)
> I think about writing an Qt4 app that'll be 'manager' of rockbox
> pluginDict.
> It'll have feature to convert dictionaries from other formats into rockbox
> dictionary format, copy dictionaries to player.
> I'm not sure if it would be better to add such feature into current
> rbutil. (I
> would rewrite rbutil to Qt4)
> What are your opinions about it ?

Not knowing an ounce of the dictionary code, I still wonder if modifying
Plucker ( ) wouldn't save some hassle. Specifically
the Plucker Distiller, the desktop-side parsing and converting app. (Python,
There is also the Sunrise project (formerly JPluck) for doing the same
thing. (Java, BSD)
Received on 2007-03-17

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