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Old 12-02-2003, 11:23 PM   #1
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Is there: Language Translation Program in Linux?


Hey all,

I've been looking for a descent language translation program for Linux.
Preferably one with a few different languages. Not sure if such a thing exists, as I've been thru google and this site's searches.

The most I could find on Google was M$ programs, or "professional pay me to do it" type ads.

Tnx.
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Old 12-03-2003, 03:25 PM   #2
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Not specifically Linux based, but....
 
Old 12-03-2003, 03:57 PM   #3
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Done a bit of butchering :} ... errrh,
went to http://freshmeat.net and found
those links interesting:
http://wordtrans.sourceforge.net/
http://www.webbysoft.com/babelkit/
http://fjolliton.free.fr/babytrans/
useful, even though they probably
aren't quite what you envisaged
(they are alright for word-to-word
translations, but you need to have
a fair idea of what you're doing to
make sense of the outcome).

If you're happy with something that
comes across like taiwanenglish you
can always use
http://babelfish.altavista.com/

But quite frankly: even the professional
products (I've tried a few demo-versions
of windows-software) don't do too well.


Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 12-03-2003, 04:09 PM   #4
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Can't you just use a web based service like google or altavista. I think that altavista has a better service than google though.
 
  


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