Talk:LanguageTool

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"LanguageTool is a free and open-source grammar checker, and all its features are available for download.[4] LanguageTool website connects to a proprietary sister project LanguageTool Plus, which provides improved error detection for English and German, as well as easier revision of longer texts, following the open-core model.

It was started by Daniel Naber for his diploma thesis[5] in 2003 (then written in Python). It now supports 31 languages, each developed by volunteer maintainers, usually native speakers of each language.[6] Based on error detection patterns, rules are created and then tested for a given text.

The core app itself is free and open-source, and can be downloaded for offline use. Some languages use 'n-gram' data,[7] which is massive and requires considerable processing power and I/O speed, for some extra detections. As such, LanguageTool is also offered as a web service that does the processing of 'n-grams' data on the server side. LanguageTool Plus also uses n-grams as part of its freemium business model. " --David Hedlund (talk) 18:20, 21 June 2021 (EDT)



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