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    Does anybody know of a C api for translating across various languages? I can't seem to find one on the web and google translate only supports Java and Javascript.

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    Don't believe there is one. http://www.cplusplus.com/reference/clibrary/
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    http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/intro-i18n/
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    Do you mean to translate for example English to French by calling
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    char *translate("I speak french", ENGLISH, FRENCH);
    and hope to get back the french version of that phrase?

    If so, it's a pretty huge project to do that, and there may well be commercial products for the purpose, but I doubt there are any "free" ones.

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    Yes that is what I meant. Apparently google felt up to the challenge, but then their api is Javascript only.
    Last edited by herWter; 12-11-2008 at 01:31 PM.

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