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The part-of-speech database is taken from Alan Beale 2of12id and the WordNet database which is under the following copyright:
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Alan Beale 2of12id.txt is indirectly derived from the Moby part-of-speech database and the WordNet database. The Moby part-of-speech is in the public domain:
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The word list used is a combination of several word list:
1) The ENABLE2K word lists which is in the public domain:
The ENABLE master word list, WORD.LST, is herewith formally released into the Public Domain. Anyone is free to use it or distribute it in any manner they see fit. No fee or registration is required for its use nor are "contributions" solicited (if you feel you absolutely must contribute something for your own peace of mind, the authors of the ENABLE list ask that you make a donation on their behalf to your favorite charity). This word list is our gift to the Scrabble community, as an alternate to "official" word lists. Game designers may feel free to incorporate the WORD.LST into their games. Please mention the source and credit us as originators of the list. Note that if you, as a game designer, use the WORD.LST in your product, you may still copyright and protect your product, but you may *not* legally copyright or in any way restrict redistribution of the WORD.LST portion of your product. This *may* under law restrict your rights to restrict your users' rights, but that is only fair.
2) All of the word lists except ABLE.LST in the ENABLE2K Supplemnt which consists of:
All of these word lists are also in the public domain.
3) The list of signature words from the YAWL package which is in the public domain.
4) The UK Advanced Cryptics Dictionary which in under the following copyright:
Copyright (c) J Ross Beresford 1993-1999. All Rights Reserved. The following restriction is placed on the use of this publication: if The UK Advanced Cryptics Dictionary is used in a software package or redistributed in any form, the copyright notice must be prominently displayed and the text of this document must be included verbatim. There are no other restrictions: I would like to see the list distributed as widely as possible.
5) Some extra words found in the Part-Of-Speech database that was not found in any of the above word lists.
6) Words found in the Jargon File Word List package, available at http://aspell.sourceforge.net/wl/, which is in the Public Domain.
7) Words in 2of12id.txt not in any of the word lists above. 2of12id is indirectly derived from all the above sources and most of the word lists from the Moby Words package:
The Moby Word package, like the Part-Of-Speech database is in the public domain.
8) And finally some extra words that I added myself. These words can be found in the file “extra-words”