[bksvol-discuss] Re: Fwd: Latin books

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 14:54:24 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks for the explanation, Carrie.

Cindy-


-- Carrie Karnos <ckarnos@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> If I leave the language as English, every Latin word
> will be flagged as misspelled, even though it's not.
>  Of course, if I choose Latin, every English word
> will be flagged as misspelled.  Can't win!  I wish
> there was some way to say, there are 2 languages in
> this book, check that the word is in one language or
> the other before you flag it as misspelled.  I
> assume that ABBYY is not that sophisticated yet....
> or is it?  Someone please tell me that that option
> already exists. :-)
>  
> I'll email you, Pratik, when the book is in the
> download queue, so you can validate it.
>  
> Thanks!  Carrie
> 
> Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On behalf of Lena, and myself, thank you, Pratik.
> 
> I'm curious, though--when I took first and
> second-year
> Latin in high school, the letters, i.e., fonts, were
> like English letters, unlike the non-romance
> languages
> I''ve seen. It was as easy to read the Latin (not
> translate, of course, until I'd learned) as the
> English. Why would Carrie have to change the
> recognition language on the scanner? Just curious.
> 
> Cindy
> 
> 
> -- Pratik Patel 
> wrote:
> 
> > Hello all!
> > 
> > I'll be happy to validate this little grammar
> text. 
> > Carrie, you will have to choose Latin as your
> > recognition language with FineReader when you OCR
> > this text. Please let me know when the text is up.
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > Pratik
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: "Cindy"
> 
> > Sent: 9/23/05 3:04:34 AM
> > To:
> >
> "bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx"
> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Fwd: Latin books
> > 
> > Thanks, Carrie. Yes, breaking the spine and
> feeding
> > in
> > the pages is o.k. I told Lena to send the book to
> > you
> > at Benetech. Your address is a bit more detailed
> > than
> > the one that Geald gave me, so I'll send that to
> > her.
> > 
> > Like Gerald, I'm not sure who would validate it.
> > Hopefully Guido or Pratik, at least one of whom,
> if
> > not both, are linguists. Perhaps after it's
> scanned,
> > 
> > if one of them is willing you could send the pages
> > to
> > them. If neither is, I mght give it a try. It
> would
> > be
> > a good review for me--after 56 years.
> > 
> > Cindy
> > 
> > 
> > --- Carrie Karnos wrote:
> > 
> > > Bookshare.org
> > > The Benetech Initiative
> > > 480 California Avenue
> > > Suite 201
> > > Palo Alto, CA 94306-1609 
> > > 
> > > (It's under the 'Contact Us' section at the
> bottom
> > > on the right side of the home screen.)
> > > 
> > > I can certainly scan any books sent to
> Bookshare,
> > > but please remember that I will de-spine the
> book,
> > > basically killing it. Is that okay???
> > > 
> > > Carrie
> > > 
> > > Cindy 
> wrote:
> > > Hi, All,
> > > 
> > > I'm forwarding our fellow booksharian's note
> about
> > > the
> > > Latin book. 
> > > 
> > > Apparently she can obtain that one and is
> willing
> > to
> > > send it to be scanned, as you can see. Carrie,
> I'm
> > > suggesting she send it to you at benetech, but I
> > > couldn't find the address at the site, either at
> > the
> > > volunteer page or the home page, following
> several
> > > of
> > > the threads, and I've never noted the address
> when
> > > it's been posted here, since I never thought to
> > use
> > > it. I'd appreciate it if someone would post it
> > > again.
> > > I guess this time I'd better note it in case I'm
> > > ever
> > > asked for it again.
> > > 
> > > Cindy
> > > 
> > > > Here's the Latin grammar I'd like, although
> I'd
> > be
> > > > happy with anything.
> > > > 
> > > > Wheelock's Latin
> > > > 
> > > > Frederic M. Wheelock,
> > > > Richard A. LaFleur
> > > > 
> > > > ISBN: 0060783710 (paperback).
> > > > 
> > > > I'm willing to supply the book and take it
> apart
> > > if
> > > > a document feeder is used.
> > > > 
> > > >
> > > 
> > > 
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