[-empyre-] translation

Hi Deanne,

You said:

> 'The web-project I am working on right now deals with translation, and I
> have been previously consumed by thinking about archives.'


> 'Got me thinking about those little abbreviations thingamabobs [like :) and
> BTW etc] and wondering how they could be improved upon.'

Emoticons I think they are called. Some sites/forums feature them as symbols
that you can mark your posts with, Flaskit is one I think.

Here are a couple of sites you might find interesting/useful with regard to
the above:

This is a kind of reference site, archive, online notebook, lots of
interesting leads, books etc:


And this is the jargon file or the new hackers dictionary, all that esoteric
acronym stuff etc, great reference:


Cheers, Barrie

::: life is beautiful :::
Barrie Collins, Carl and Lillian Frieden-Collins
7 Blaxland Avenue, Leura NSW 2780
Tel + Fax: 02 4784 1224
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