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Tue, Dec. 13th, 2005, 05:24 pm
How to use Microsoft Word to check a document for Basic English

How to use Microsoft Word to check a document for Basic English - http://basilwhite.com/basicenglish.htm

If you don't know what Basic English is, go here - http://ogden.basic-english.org/basiceng.html

Leave suggested changes below. I'll delete them as I incorporate them into http://basilwhite.com/basicenglish.htm. I don't write code, so be gentle.

Wed, Sep. 15th, 2010 05:59 pm (UTC)
tabneto: Two suggestions

I would like to make two suggestions to Wiki, in what relates to Basic English.
1. Wouldn't it be a good idea if the articles written in Basic English had some special little mark, in order to help the reader to know about it?
2. Wouldn't it be a good idea if we were able to make a research in order to find all the articles that are written in Basic English?
I know that your work is about writing in Basic English and these suggestions go beyond it. But you are probably a person who can push these ideas onwards, if you like them.
I am not used to contact Wiki people, in fact this is my second contac.
So I leave my e-mail here: tanbra@gmail.com
I have logged on LiveJournal right now, but I don't want to create confusion, so I leave it unmarked.
Warm regards,
Tancredo Braga

Wed, Sep. 15th, 2010 06:21 pm (UTC)
basilwhite: Re: Two suggestions

The articles that are written in Simple English are the ones in the Simple English Wikipedia at http://en. wikipedia .org/wiki/simple:Main_Page - Basic English has its own wiki.

Wed, Sep. 15th, 2010 07:59 pm (UTC)
tabneto: Re: Two suggestions

Hi, Basil.
I thank you very much for your reply.
It was really a great help. I will start studying it and checking the links.
Thank you.
Warm regards,
Tancredo Neto

Wed, Sep. 15th, 2010 08:16 pm (UTC)
tabneto: Re: Two suggestions

My second suggestion was that Wiki could provide a way for its users to know what articles were written in Simple English, and then choose one to read. Wiki doesn't provide this.
It could be a list classified by Subjects, for instance.
Maybe this demands too much work, but it would be very nice for a reader. The reader would be able to know exactly what is written in Simple English, and so could search for articles that are there to be read. And so it would save a lot of time. Because the way the Search works now makes the reader go by trials and trials.
I hope I have been clear and I hope I have demonstrated the utility of this way of showing the articles written in Simple English.
If it demands to much work, people can help. The main point is the creation of a system of classification, and maybe this system already exists.
All best,

Wed, Sep. 15th, 2010 08:29 pm (UTC)
tabneto: I apologize...

I apologize. I had not noticed CATEGORIES... I'll install Ajax at home and check it. It is probably what I was suggesting.
Thank you!
Warm regards,