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Sun, 10 Jun 2018

CLI Translation Utility

I came across a great command line translation utility 'translate shell' [0]. It provides a script 'trans', which is written in pure bash and gives an interface to the most popular online translation sites (by default it will use Google translate). Here is an example of it translating one of my recent French langyage posts. The translation is pretty accurate, at least enough to convey the meaning. It has loads of options and I could see it being used to facilitate a gopher-based translation site.

read more after the break...

posted at: 21:50 | path: / | permalink | cli, commandline, language, translation