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|Name=diction
 
|Name=diction
|Short description=Checks text for readability and bad usage
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|Short description=Checks text for readability and bad usage.
 
|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.
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|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/diction/
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|Is High Priority Project=No
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|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
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|Donate=https://my.fsf.org/donate/
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|Related projects=gnustandards,ispell,Textutils
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|Keywords=grammar,usage,style,readability,diction
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|Version identifier=1.14
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|Version date=2017/09/02
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|Version status=developmental
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|Version download=http://www.moria.de/~michael/diction/diction-1.14.tar.gz
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|Last review by=Bendikker
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|Last review date=2019/01/06
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|Submitted by=Database conversion
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|Submitted date=2011/04/01
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
 
 
|Component programs=style
 
|Component programs=style
|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/diction/diction.html
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|Paid support=https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/
|VCS checkout command=
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=Yes
|Computer languages=ANSI C
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|Test entry=No
|Documentation note=
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|Is GNU=Yes
|Paid support=
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|GNU package identifier=diction
|IRC help=
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|Decommissioned/Obsolete=No
|IRC general=
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{{Project license
|Related projects=ispell,Textutils
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|License=GPLv3orlater
|Keywords=grammar,usage,style,readability,diction
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|License verified by=Deborah Nicholson
|Is GNU=y
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2009-09-23
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Version identifier=1.11
 
|Version date=2007-09-17
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/diction/
 
 
|License verified date=2008-01-07
 
|License verified date=2008-01-07
|Version comment=
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Michael Haardt
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Michael Haardt
 
 
|Email=michael@moria.de
 
|Email=michael@moria.de
|Resource URL=
 
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource audience=Debian (Ref)
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/diction
|Resource URL=mailto:bug-utils@gnu.org
 
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
|Resource URL=mailto:michael@moria.de
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Download
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|Resource URL=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/diction/
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|Interface=command-line
 
|Interface=command-line
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|Programming-language=C
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|Runs-on=GNU/Linux
 
|Text-creation=word-processing
 
|Text-creation=word-processing
 
|Use=text-creation
 
|Use=text-creation
 
|Works-with=text
 
|Works-with=text
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{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License verified by=Deborah Nicholson
 
|License verified date=2008-01-07
 
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|Prerequisite kind=Weak prerequisite
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Latest revision as of 13:43, 4 December 2020


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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




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"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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