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SQ(1)							      General Commands Manual							     SQ(1)

sq, unsq - squeeze or unsqueeze a sorted word list SYNOPSIS
sq < infile > outfile unsq < infile > outfile DESCRIPTION
sq compresses a sorted list of words (a dictionary). For example: sort -u /usr/share/dict/words | sq | gzip -9 > words.sq.gz will compress dict by about a factor of 5. unsq uncompress the output of sq. For example: gunzip < words.sq.gz | unsq | sort -f -o words will uncompress a dictionary compressed with sq. The squeezing is achieved by eliminating common prefixes, and replacing them with a single character which encodes the number of characters shared with the preceding word. The prefix size is encoded as a single printable character: 0-9 represent 0-9, A-Z represent 10-35, and a- z represent 36-61. BUGS
sq and unsq can only handle words of up to 256 characters. The input must be sorted, and duplicates must be suppressed. AUTHOR
Mike Wexler SEE ALSO
compress(1), sort(1). LOCAL SQ(1)

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WORDS(5)						     Linux Programmers Manual							  WORDS(5)

french - a list of french words DESCRIPTION
/usr/share/dict/french is an ASCII file which contains an alphabetic list of words, one per line. FILES
/etc/alternatives/dictionary is a symbolic link to a /usr/share/dict/<language> file. /usr/share/dict/words is a symbolic link to /etc/alternatives/dictionary, and is the name by which other software should refer to the system word list. See update-alternatives(8) for more information. The directory /usr/share/dict can contain word lists for many languages, with name of the language in English, e.g., /usr/share/dict/ameri- can-english and /usr/share/dict/danish contain respectively lists of English and Danish words if they exist. Such lists should be coded using the ISO 8859-1 character set encoding. SEE ALSO
ispell(1), update-alternatives(8), and the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard. HISTORY
The words lists are not specific, and may be generated from any number of sources. AUTHOR
Word lists are collected and maintained by various authors. Linux 29 Sept 1998 WORDS(5)
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