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|Full description=This program includes both 'diction' and 'style'. 'Diction' identifies wordy and commonly misused phrases; 'style' analyzes surface characteristics of a document, including sentence length and other readability measures. While these programs cannot help you structure a document well, they can help to avoid poor wording and compare the readability of your document with others. Both commands support English and German documents.
 
|Full description=This program includes both 'diction' and 'style'. 'Diction' identifies wordy and commonly misused phrases; 'style' analyzes surface characteristics of a document, including sentence length and other readability measures. While these programs cannot help you structure a document well, they can help to avoid poor wording and compare the readability of your document with others. Both commands support English and German documents.
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/diction/
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/diction/
|User level=none
 
 
|Is High Priority Project=No
 
|Is High Priority Project=No
|Component programs=style
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|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
|Decommissioned/Obsolete=No
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|Donate=https://my.fsf.org/donate/
|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
 
 
|Related projects=ispell,Textutils
 
|Related projects=ispell,Textutils
 
|Keywords=grammar,usage,style,readability,diction
 
|Keywords=grammar,usage,style,readability,diction
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|Version status=developmental
 
|Version status=developmental
 
|Version download=http://www.moria.de/~michael/diction/diction-20170902.tar.gz
 
|Version download=http://www.moria.de/~michael/diction/diction-20170902.tar.gz
|Test entry=No
 
 
|Last review by=Bendikker
 
|Last review by=Bendikker
|Last review date=2018/05/08
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|Last review date=2018/11/14
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011/04/12
 
|Submitted date=2011/04/12
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|User level=none
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|Component programs=style
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|Paid support=https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=Yes
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|Test entry=No
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|GNU package identifier=diction
 
|GNU package identifier=diction
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|Decommissioned/Obsolete=No
 
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{{Project license
 
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|Resource audience=Debian (Ref)
 
|Resource audience=Debian (Ref)
 
|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/diction
 
|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/diction
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
 
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Revision as of 09:45, 14 November 2018


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diction

https://www.gnu.org/software/diction/
Checks text for readability and bad usage.

This program includes both 'diction' and 'style'. 'Diction' identifies wordy and commonly misused phrases; 'style' analyzes surface characteristics of a document, including sentence length and other readability measures. While these programs cannot help you structure a document well, they can help to avoid poor wording and compare the readability of your document with others. Both commands support English and German documents.





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Deborah Nicholson

Verified on

7 January 2008




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Michael Haardt Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Downloadhttp://www.moria.de/~michael/diction/
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/diction/
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/diction
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitedetex
Weak prerequisitedehtml
Weak prerequisitederoff




Entry







"Debian (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.





















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