21 June 2010 - WeSay

WeSay is the best tool for collaborating with others on collecting and describing words, whether you are in the same village or across the world or both. Here’s a guide to setting up collaboration using the free Language Depot service. Read on to walk through the steps:

  1. Set up a account
  2. Open a new project on
  3. Bring all the data together
  4. Update to the latest WeSay
  5. Push (Send) the dictionary to the Internet... read more
15 June 2010 - WeSay

Collaboration is more than just sharing changes.  It turns out that as soon as you start working with others using Send/Receive, you find you want to write notes to them.  So we added the ability to attach questions to lexical entries, and to carry on conversations about the question.  Future versions will add other kinds of notes, and allow them to be attached to particular fields, not just whole entries.

In the following screenshot, notice the circled buttons.  We’d click the left-... read more