November 13, 2007, [MD]
I’m not a great programmer, but sometimes I come up with little neat tools that might be useful to others. I am going to try to post more of them on this blog, and I also made a page called Tools and hacks, where I will be collecting them.
Here is the first one:
Wikipedia language redirect\ Example: http://reganmian.net/redir/en/zh/Hamar (takes you to the article on Hamar (哈马尔) in Chinese Wikipedia.\ Explanation: redir/from-language/to-language/article.\ Example 2: http://reganmian.net/redir/it/ar/Democrazia (looks up democracy (ديمقراطي) in Arabic Wikipedia)
Rationale: Supposed to be used through for example a Firefox shortcut (http://reganmian.net/redir/en/zh/%s) for your most common combination. I use it frequently for Chinese, when my friend tells me he just made a great page about Moscow, or to find out how they spell Plato.
Stian\ (Thanks to pvera @ flickr for the photo)Stian Håklev November 13, 2007 Toronto, Canada comments powered by Disqus