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Service: Thesaurus
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Vax
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Jan 21, 2003, 10:40 AM
 
Hi,

Is there a thesaurus for the service menu available? If the answers is no, who is going to program it?

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Jan 21, 2003, 12:20 PM
 
Check out Okito Thesaurus. It's not bad.

edit: Huh, scratch that. It looks like it's no longer available, now that Nissus bought out Okito. How crummy.
     
Vax  (op)
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Jan 21, 2003, 07:07 PM
 
So, there is no global thesaurus available for Mac OS X? How bad, is there a free thesaurus database out there?
Maybe I can program something....
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Jan 21, 2003, 07:14 PM
 
Originally posted by lookmark:
Huh, scratch that. It looks like it's no longer available, now that Nissus bought out Okito. How crummy.
By the way, does anybody know when Nisus is going to release anything?
It seems awfully long for them to get out with an OS X version.
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Mediaman_12
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Jan 21, 2003, 07:17 PM
 
Originally posted by Vax:
So, there is no global thesaurus available for Mac OS X? How bad, is there a free thesaurus database out there?
Maybe I can program something....
Dictionary.com has a Thesaurus button. Don't know how good it is though.
hummm A service that uses an online resorce. Good for people with broardband (no huge database taking up disk space), totaly useless for everyone else.
     
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Jan 21, 2003, 11:09 PM
 
Try this:

http://www.crazy-wormhole.com/downlo...us-0.11.dmg.gz

Jared Davis' thesaurus, aquafied; ported by Francis James Franklin

I dug it up after a little Googling, but I can't find anything that might shed some light on updates for the Mac OS X version.

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KaptainKaya
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Jan 21, 2003, 11:27 PM
 
I used to have the okito one as well, but lost the file oh how I miss it!!
     
AKcrab
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Jan 21, 2003, 11:52 PM
 
Originally posted by lookmark:
Check out Okito Thesaurus. It's not bad.

edit: Huh, scratch that. It looks like it's no longer available, now that Nissus bought out Okito. How crummy.
I have a copy of this that still works fine. Wonder why it's not available?
     
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Jan 22, 2003, 12:34 AM
 
Originally posted by Mediaman_12:
Dictionary.com has a Thesaurus button. Don't know how good it is though.
It's not so much a thesaurus button but rather just another section of their network. There is thesaurus.com too.
     
   
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