German dictionary for Raster's keyboard with frequencies?

Pander pander at
Sun Nov 30 16:45:35 CET 2008

In the Netherlands you have, that is where I got the
information for the Dutch dictionary which will be released real soon.
Perhaps a german speaking country has a similar organisation that has
this data from harvesting documents and compiling an extensive word list.

Marcel wrote:
> Moin!
> I just found out that the wordlist needs to have a .dic file extension to get 
> recognized by Raster's keyboard - now it dicts quite well, except that some 
> often used (internet) slang words are missing...
> Has anyone got a german word list with word frequencies yet? The one I got 
> (debian package "wngerman", /usr/share/dicts/ngerman) only has the words, but 
> no frequencies which makes finding the right word difficult sometimes, 
> especially I can't get the wordlist on the keyboard to scroll (is this even 
> implemented?) without selecting a word accidentally.
> Another suggestion to Raster: I think it would be useful to have the whole 
> word getting deleted on "backspace" while one has a language dictionary 
> activated (in contrast to a terminal/programming one) because mostly the 
> whole word gets wrong instead of just some single characters.
> --
> Marcel
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