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|Webster's 1913 (EPWING)||Ver. 0.2||2004.07.24|
0. Installation [ ↑ ]
Unpack this archive into a folder/directory preserving the included subdirectry structure.
| +-- Catalogs (2 KB)
| +-- Honmon (112 MB)
+-- Gai16f00 (4 KB)
+-- Gai16h00 (6 KB)
1. Source [ ↑ ]
Project Gutenberg (pgw050**.zip)
Field-marked electric text, version 0.50, prepared by MICRA, Inc. of Plainfield, NJ. (http://humanities.uchicago.edu/homes/MICRA/ or http://micra.com), last edited on February 11, 1999 and provided as public domain, can be obtained from the Project Gutenberg (http://promo.net/pg/). The tag for this version is a subset of those used in the GNU-GCIDE version.
There are several other derivative versions of this dictionary on the internet.
(1) GCIDE (gcide-0.46.zip)
(2) The DICT development group (dict-web1913-1.4-pre.tar.gz)
GNU Collaborative International Dictionary of English, which has been supplemented with some of the definitions from WordNet 1.5, and last edited on January 16, 2002.
(3) OPTED (v0.03.zip - 1999.09.02)
The Online Plain Text English Dictionary. Word list with one definition per line, using minimal HTML markup (Gutenberg's EText tags and formatting have been removed.)
(4) The University of Chicago ARTFL project (online search)
(5) 1828 Webster's (online search)
Some of the illustrations from Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language (1909) whose copyright was expired are incorporated. The scale is about twice large as the original. (Scale unit: mm.)
Other images are also viewable at;
Images in the Public Domain (http://srufaculty.sru.edu/david.dailey/public/public_domain.htm.)
2. Conversion [ ↑ ]
More than a thousand of typos in the original electric text have been corrected.
Converted to JIS X 4081-1996 (EPWING-V1.0 subset) format with:
(for Windows, shareware)
3. Specification [ ↑ ]
Prefix/suffix, cross/phrase and complex
Stop words: (Remove them from search-word):
[ ] Space, [ ' ] Apostrophe, [ . ] Dot, [ - ] Hyphen
4. Verified platform [ ↑ ]
Windows 2000 Professional
5. Recommendable EPWING viewer [ ↑ ]
(for Windows, freeware)
6. Copyright & License [ ↑ ]
The original texts, both printed and electric versions, are public domain. This SOFTWARE, based on such texts and converted into the format JIS X 4081-1996, is a copyrighted freeware, and permission to copy, modify and redistribute for any purpose without fee or royalty, and for non-commercial use is hereby granted.
7. No warranty & Liability [ ↑ ]
This SOFTWARE is provided absolutely "as is" without any express or implied warranties of any kind including noninfringement of the intellectual property right or fitness for any particular purposes. There are no liabilities, whether direct or indirect, consequential or contingent, special or incidental, and exemplary or punitive, related to or arising from the use of this software.
8. History [ ↑ ]
|Date||Ver.||Description / Change|
|2004.07.24 ||0.2||Some bugs, typos, etc. were fixed.|
+ 200 images.
|07.01 ||0.1||1st release.|
9. Converted by [ ↑ ]