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From:mysql Date:February 1 2006 10:46pm
Subject:Re: Dictionary
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Well I have just done a search for 

english dictionary downloadable

and got the following results:

Web Results
1 - 10 of about 1,290,000 for english dictionary downloadable.

They may not be in the correct format to import directly.

But I'm sure it is possible to write a script to parse the 
downloaded dictionary, and build the query to insert the 
contents into a database yourself, or to convert the 
dictionary into another suitable format that would be 
compatible for loading directly into a database table.



In theory, theory and practice are the same;
In practice they are not. 

On Wed, 1 Feb 2006 SGreen@stripped wrote:

> To: Peter of Pedsters Planet <pedsters.planet@stripped>
> From: SGreen@stripped
> Subject: Re: Dictionary
> Peter of Pedsters Planet <pedsters.planet@stripped> wrote on 02/01/2006 
> 01:27:45 PM:
> > I'd like to know too if posible :)
> > 
> > On 01/02/06, Scott Hamm <linuxgold@stripped> wrote:
> > > I've been trying to google to no avail for English dictionary (with
> > > definitions) in any format that I can download and import into MySQL.
> > > Do anyone know where I can find it?
> > 
> There is a lot of effort that goes into creating and 
> maintaining all of the definitions for hundreds of 
> thousands of words. I seriously doubt that any dictionary 
> publisher is just going to give it all away for free, 
> regardless of the language.
> Shawn Green
> Database Administrator
> Unimin Corporation - Spruce Pine
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