Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur
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Products the world needs: personalized, global dictionary

As I go adding "boffer" and "steampunk" to my current version of Thunderbird, I find myself reflecting on another useful service: an online system that lets me define my own global dictionary enhancements. This would ideally be a web service that I can direct programs to, to say, "include all the words from here".

Of course, there's a chicken-and-egg problem here: getting programs to use the API wouldn't be simple. But more and more programs have built-in dictionaries, most of them redundant. And I am getting very tired of adding words like "Atenveldt" over and over and over again. There is much jargon in my life, and I'd rather put it all in just one place...
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