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Sdictionary is a cross-platform dictionary project uses own Sdict dictionary format

License: Freely Distributable
File size: 23K
Developer: Alexey Semenoff
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Sdictionary is a cross-platform dictionary project uses own Sdict dictionary format. Sdictionary includes Sdict, the main program and two simple applications: Jotter and Data. Unlike ptkdic or gtkdic no MySQL needed, so you can work with dictionary files directly. Currently it is known to work under UNIX, Win32 and Symbian OS.

Here are some key features of "Sdictionary Perl module":
Cross-platform, works under UNIX, Win32 and Symbian OS
Open Source, binary .dct format is also open and described in documentation
Unicode, all words and articles are stored in UTF-8
Two index levels: short and full
Compression for dictionary articles
Tools to convert from text file to .dct and vice versa under both Win32 and UNIX
Simple Web Dictionary which is included into package
C library framework with simple CLI, Win32 binaries are available
Perl API ( module)
Simple, but powerful Jotter and Data applications
Compiler which helps you to create own dictionaries

Perl 5.8.x (tested with 5.8.5, ActivePerl 5.8.4 build 810/win32). ActivePerl includes two below modules.
Module Tk supported unicode (tested with 804.027);
Module Compress::Zlib in case of using compressed dictionaries
Windows 9x/2000/NT/XP or X Window System running with unicode fonts
Symbian port and libsdict don't need any extra stuff listed above

What's New in This Release:
Dictionary compiler fixes were made.
The documentation was updated.

Sdictionary 2.7 (Perl Module) keywords