FoLiA v2.0 has been released! A new milestone for the Format for Linguistic Annotation; a practical XML-based format and data model for supporting a wide variety of linguistic annotation types. See

Beautiful photo of our Jaiko past weekend! She's growing up nicely. Many more photos on my homepage:

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Nette Zufallsbekanntschaft:
"Wir sollten in Kontakt bleiben."
Ich: "Hast Du vielleicht #Facebook oder #WhatsApp?"
NZ (freudestrahlend): "Beides!"
Ich: "Dann kann ich Dir leider weder Telefonnummer noch Emailadresse geben."


@decentral1se Thanks for trying LaMachine, glad you like it! Moses is included but indeed relies on you having your own training material. There's no real out-of-the-box model in LaMachine except for Dutch-Frisian (The oersetter project).

I just published my new redesigned homepage at ! Let's not all live in centralised walled-in social networks but create our own proper corner on the web as it was designed for!

Guess what, I'm actually working on my PhD dissertation!

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@HylkeRozema Welkom :) Er zijn er vast wel een stuk meer hoor.

Jaiko (gnawing on the branch) on her first big walk with many breed-mates!

@gamzee Yep, she's just that cute that even her nose is a heart ;)

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For the holidays, you could say thank you to some of the people who write free software you use, especially software that isn't hugely popular.

Those of us who write little-known software may go for months without hearing from a user, and it can be a little de-motivating.

Hearing from someone who actually uses one's software gives an energising jolt that can carry one through several weeks of darkness and cold and wet.

@eightbitsamurai Dawn (The xenogenesis) series by Octavia Butler also fits well here! And Dreamer (silent empire series) by Steven Harper (scifi with a gay aboriginal protagonist)

Rainy grizzly sundays are good to spend on packaging ... -science

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