googleTalk can be a translator too
google released 23 translation chat-bots.
you just send them a message and they’ll reply back with the translation within a second.
you can use it inside Google Talk or any other jabber client.
List of bots:
ar2en, de2en, de2fr, el2en, en2ar, en2de, en2el, en2es, en2fr, en2it, en2ja, en2ko, en2nl, en2ru, en2zh, es2en, fr2de, fr2en, it2en, ja2en, ko2en, nl2en, ru2en, zh2en
Explanation on the language codes:
EN = English, NL = Dutch, DE = German, ES = Spanish, FR = French, IT = Italian, KO = Korean, RU = Russian, JA = Japanese, ZH = Chinese.
you need just to add the bot like this to your buddylist: [FirstLanguage]2[SecondLanguage]@bot.talk.google.com
ex : email@example.com, to translate from english to arabic
it’s a quite nice stuff, i just added fr2en and it’s really cool.
since this service is hosted by google, i think that it’ll be pretty efficient.
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