2. It's an awesome idea and I installed it for Gmail, but I feel it doesn't do a particularly good job at this stage (unless of course one introduces direct offenses using words like moron, idiot, etc).
I'll give you one crude example, where the software miserably failed to detect potentially upsetting language. It's intentionally over the top.
"That's not what I said at all. You guys don't understand what I'm saying. I wish I had smarter coworkers. Your mothers were clearly too busy sleeping around with large animals, instead of teaching you how to listen. I'll talk with your manager about this, because you clearly don't get it. Fuck this."
It would be an incredible product if it could catch much more subtle issues than that.
For example: "Did you even bother reading my email?" should be red flagged, so that it can be corrected to something like "Did you have a chance to read my email yet?" or "I wasn't very clear in my previous email. Allow me to explain further."
3. This would be an amazing tool for any textbox on the web (via browser extension). Its use would certainly be encouraged here on HN for commenters.
I'd appreciate a textarea version to test with, as a demo, before I either give you my Google Credentials or download an app.
I suspect a lot of work has gone into making this a genuinely useful product, so congratulations on achieving that.
I'd like the ability to tone-check emails that have already been sent... As well as tone-check emails from other people.
Edit: lol Apparently I've already started using your brand name as a verb. Congrats!
I dunno if you're just overloaded, but it's not a bright first try.
I'd love to hear about this open-source approach you are mentioning. Could you please email me at bcromlish AT gmail DOT com?
The feature list very much lacks a "supported languages" list.
I know that the USA is the world, except that, well, it isn't.
I like the pricing, btw. 10$ is an amount I'd be willing to pay for this (if you'd support Dutch).