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From: "Aida Kraus" <>
Subject: Re: [GERMAN-BOHEMIAN] Google.cz to launch sometime in future
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 18:06:33 -0700
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All you have to do is put in your URL www.seznam.com
and you get that Czech website in English.
Aida


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Subject: [GERMAN-BOHEMIAN] Google.cz to launch sometime in future


> >From the Prague News online.
>
> Note that Google has a translation engine for German sites. The article
> below may mean that Google will be able to translate Czech sites, also.
> It
> may not be right away, but we may be able to look forward to that
> possibility
> in the future.
>
> To find out if Google can translate a CZ website, first find the URL for
> any
> website. Then enter part of that URL as a Google search. If the hits
> come
> up in CZ language but with the bracketed notation {translate this page},
> ckick on that notation to view the site in rough English.
>
> I don't know what can be done about the CZ diacriticals in a CZ URL or if
> they will be needed for a Goolgle search.
>
> It is possible to set up your keyboard for Czech language which will
> provide
> the diacriticals. There is generally a "macro" key you can use to
> change
> the Keyboard from English or any other language to Czech or German or
> whatever. I used the US English International keyboard but have not
> ytet
> found all the CZ diacriticals it includes. If I figure out how to do
> that
> with the International setup I will write to the list.
>
> In the meantime could a list member who knows Czech please go to the Czech
> search engine Seznam and do a search to learn if that Czech search engine
> offers translation to Englist?
>
> Karen
> _Czech search engines are in jeopardy now that Google has acquired the
> .cz
> domain:_ (http://www.praguepost.com/P03/2006/Art/0824/busi1.php)
> Analysts say
> Google's entrance into the market will take a huge bite out of the
> country's
> three Czech search engines - Centrum, Atlas and the market-leading
> Seznam,
> which currently provides than 50 percent of all Czech searches.
>
> => _http://www.praguepost.com/P03/2006/Art/0824/busi1.php_
> (http://www.praguepost.com/P03/2006/Art/0824/busi1.php)
>
>
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