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Re: what is the easiest way to install a thesaurus feature in emacs?


From: Richard Riley
Subject: Re: what is the easiest way to install a thesaurus feature in emacs?
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 18:00:10 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Richard Riley <address@hidden> writes:

> Xah Lee <address@hidden> writes:
>
>>> But the original post was targetting *synonyms*. Can either package do
>>> them
>>
>> basically all open source dict clients access the open source dict at
>> dict.org, which includes the free Moby Thesaurus.
>
> Yes, I spotted that. Which is good as now I can drop synonyms.el and use
> the one service.
>

Apologies, correction:

,----
| (defun rgr/synonyms()
|   (interactive)
|   (let* ((default (region-or-word-at-point))
|        (term (read-string (format "Synonyms for (%s): "
|                                     default) default)))
|     (dictem-run
|      'dictem-base-search
|      "moby-thes" term "exact")))
`----


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