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Re: kRdanta-koShaH

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 00:26
+sanskrit-programmers, saMskRta, sai इत्यत्र पुष्पामातुः कृदन्तकोशो विद्यते सुष्ठूट्टङ्कितः। वाक्यनिर्माणयन्त्रादाव् उपयोगाय स्यात्। 2017-12-01 1:34 GMT-08:00 Usha Rani Sanka
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Re: How's sanskrit-programmers?

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:20
I too am curious about what folks are working on, so let me loop in so that people can give updates. My main focuses are: * developing backend infrastructure for a text and image book annotation web service (see
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Driving clicks (and downloads) via javascript console.

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 07:23
shrI shrIvatsa pointed out that we can programmatically click links using the javascript console to do various things (such as downloading a bunch of files from ). A snippet is below: t = 0; for (let w of document.getElementsByClassName('views-field views-field-nothing-1')) {
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standard "escape" characters and spacers for transliterators.

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 01:59
Now that we're beginning to converge on standard translieration tests, it would be good to come to agreement on how to implement escape characters (This should take care of a problem shrIvatsa mentioned for example). Should we just follow aruN's lead from sanscript?: Disabling Transliteration
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Shared transliteration tests

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 09:41
+ 3 folks who showed interest in this thread <!searchin/sanskrit-programmers/Tiwari/sanskrit-programmers/iDHAtIZPA2k/KCKaJsHfBQAJ> shrIvatsa has many times urged that we have shared transliteration tests. To this end, I've created transliterationTests.json <
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An approximate-deduplicating-key for sanskrit texts: problem motivation, definition, shared tests

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 08:28
+dhaval, who I know has encountered a similar problem with his dict work. The same sanskrit text can be found written in varying forms (due to reasons listed later in this email). So, one encounters problems such as one of figuring out how to return texts matching "dharma" when one searches for
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Re: Needed help in writing regular expression for this text replacements

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 06:01
+sanskrit-programmers You will need a series of regular expression replacements - just one won't do. if you are using some special software, perhaps +sanskrit-programmers (esp anunad) might help. On Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 1:33 PM, ken p wrote: > Please write regular expressio
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Re: bhaja govindam

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 23:44
On Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 8:27 AM, Ramana Tadepalli <> wrote: > > Try this doc....,,cannot search sanskrit words.. > But if I cut paste a word from the doc (u can see the coded stuff) it > it just a question of standards or lack thereof? > ​The PDF maker did
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Re: Some software development by Samskritam.Net presented for your evaluation...

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 21:24
+ sanskrit-programmers - Please see sktProcess4Intro.docx for an guide to what is being presented - seems to mainly be scripts to convert sanskrit text from one orthographic scheme to another, detecting Chandas (again) and "cleaning" the text in various ways. dear shrI kRpAlu. My feedback is
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Re: Typing in IAST scheme anywhere on the web

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 02:01
I assume you're a windows or MAC user, both of which I don't use ... +sanskrit-programmers may know. On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 12:03 PM, ken p wrote: > > *This site allows one to type in ITRANS mode In Devanagari as well as in >
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How to convert sansknet texts to Unicode

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 12:09
*May I know how to convert the text corpus found in this website to Unicode? * ** *I obtained one text online (in PDF) which cited its source as the above link. * *The PDF can be found here -
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Re: Stardict Updater App Failure report.

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 20:55
Thanks for the full report. (Saving this thread in sanskrit-programmers in case others run into similar problems in the future) On Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 5:27 AM, Aurobind Padiyath <> wrote: > I have found out that the cleanup app is identifying the folder dicdata as > a
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Re: Skt XeLaTeX

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 10:07
I haven't used xelatex or latex seriously in a loong time.. ​ Adding +sanskrit-programmers, karthik and shrIshrI who might have ideas. ​ On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 9:29 PM, Sreekanth V. wrote: > pls find the attachment > > On Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 9:58 AM, Sreekanth V.
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Re: Creating your own podcast : suggestion + tech tutorial

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 09:50
BCC: podcast-bhaaratii, sanskrit-programmers <>, संस्कृतसन्देशश्रेणिः samskrta-yUthaH , bhAratIya-vidvat-pariShad भारतीय-विद्वत्परिषद् On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 9:18 PM, विश्वासो वासुकिजः (Vishvas Vasuki) <
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API now able to generate podcast feed from multiple archive items.

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 06:22
(bcc: sanskrit-programmers as this new facility may be of wider interest) ​To try it out with the provided example, please see @sanjaya - Next time you update major multi-archive-item feeds, it might be a good idea
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Tue, 10/17/2017 - 08:27
bcc - परिगणितस्नेहिताः नमः - इत्यत्र गणेशभाषणानि सङ्गृह्यन्ते। भवताम् अपि ध्वनिसञ्चिकास् तत्राविद्यमाना अन्तर्भवितुम् अर्हन्ति। सूचयन्तु। सद्यः‌ स्वोपयोगाय परेषाञ्च संस्कृतिज्ञानवृद्ध्यै podcast-रूपेण प्रकाशयिष्यामि, विवरणान्य्
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egangotri fundraiser

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 01:49
Broadcasting egangotri fundraiser request to 3 pertinent groups. ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Chetan Pandey Date: Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 12:37 PM Subject: Egangotri 27: Almira 21 Finishes. First ever Sharada Texts in Print, 4th ICPR Workshop on Kashmir
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Re: [Samskrita] OCR for Sanskrit

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 01:45
(+sanskrit-programmers) On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 12:57 PM, विश्वासो वासुकिजः wrote: > (Pending ability to cc other email ids, suggested in > , > sending to my mailbox first) > > On Monday, October 9,
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Google Books to Internet Archive upload script?

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 21:27
Hi, Has anyone written (or encountered) a script or tool for uploading books from Google Books to the Internet Archive (ideally after checking that the book is not already present at the latter)? Also, what is the recommended way to upload a set of books together as a "collection" on IA? This
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Long time m17n input method breakage on Chrome/Ubuntu

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 08:14
BCC: m17n-list , sanskrit-programmers <> hi-optitransv2 and sa-itrans input (from m17n) have long been broken on Chrome/Ubuntu. Please see full report at p/chromium/issues/detail?id=605564 From what I can tell,
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