On Thursday 02 September 2004 13:09, David Murphy wrote:
> Heh, nice. Your post reminded me of a product that existed ages ago in
> the time of DOS, called Grammatik, or something like that, which would
> analyse your writing and check for grammar mistakes, give you a read
> on how complicated your sentence structure was, and so on.
IIRC, there was a still older program called "style"
which came with very early versions of Unix.
Everyone made fun of it, which is probably why it disappeared,
but I thought it was quite good.
It used to say things like "You may have used too many indirect clauses".
I thought the "learn" program ("learn C", "learn files") which was around
at about the same time was pretty good too.
I guess it required typing answers,
which as we know is beyone young people today ...
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