To recap:

1. In 2018, What Free Words (WFW) reverse engineers what3words (w3w) in a clean room with JavaScript.
2. WFW is ported to other languages.
3. In 2019, w3w legally goes after WFW for trademark and copyright infringement.
4. WFW is effectively pulled offline.

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@atoponce keep going with WFW! If it wants to be an infrastructure-style system, it should be open!

@ceruleansounds There are plenty of things worth researching, but given that I'm in graduate school right now, I don't know how much time I want to devote to it:

* Plurals
* Compound words
* Homonyms
* Lexemes
* Tenses
* Offensive phrasing
* English to non-English translation errors
* etc.

In addition, it wouldn't be that difficult to build a deterministic alternate that can be calculated using traditional orienteering methods you learned in scouting.

I guess we'll see.

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