Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 51697
gdict is not finding all definitions
Last modified: 2007-03-26 23:48:00 EDT
Description of Problem:
'gdict' asked to show definitions stops on the first dictionary.
Neither 'kdict', nor a command line 'dict', suffer from the same
I have 'localhost' configured as a dict server, bunch of dictionaries
and clients directed accordingly. For example for a word "basic"
five definitions should be found (in Webster, WorldNet 1.7, Jargon,
foldoc and VERA). 'gdict' stops on the first one which happens
to be (in my configuration?) a chemical meaning from Webster.
Similarly with "font" four definitions should be found with two
different ones in Webster plus in WN and foldoc. This is not
When asked to show a definition from a specific dictionary, instead
of "all", then gdict does not have any problems and shows _both_
"font" definitions from Webster; but picking up explicitely
dictionaries from "Settings->Preferences" and clicking on "Apply"
grows old pretty quick.
I moved this bug to the gnome bugtracker where the gdict authors can see it.
The bug is availble at http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=65441
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