[libvoikko] [Apertium-stuff] Lttoolbox (Apertium) morphology backend

Francis Tyers ftyers at prompsit.com
Sun Feb 28 11:37:17 EET 2010

El dg 28 de 02 de 2010 a les 11:00 +0200, en/na Harri Pitkänen va
> On Sunday 28 February 2010, Kevin Brubeck Unhammer wrote:
> > I think this should be
> > http://apertium.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/apertium/trunk/apertium-br-fr/a
> > pertium-br-fr.br.dix for Breton (and not of the translational dictionary)
> >  ;-)
> There appears to be some differences between these dictionaries. This Breton 
> dictionary required one line to be removed from its source before it compiled, 
> but it still did not work at all with Voikko. Probably analysis results for 
> unknown words were represented differently than in the example dictionary.

Ah yes, there is an error in it in SVN, I need to fix that.

> One English dictionary I tested worked partially. Voikko accepted any word 
> that started with a valid English word but ignored any garbage at the end.
> However the Icelandic dictionary seems to work quite well. Here is a 
> screenshot from OpenOffice.org showing the first few paragraphs from 
> Landnámabók (http://www.snerpa.is/net/snorri/landnama.htm)
>   http://www.puimula.org/htp/tmp/ooo-is.png
> I don't know Icelandic at all and therefore can't tell whether some of the 
> words are accepted or rejected incorrectly.

Nice, it looks good. Some of the capitalised words should be recognised
corrected, at least 'Bretlandi' and 'Norðmenn' .

> - Checking initial capitalization does not work but that was expected since I 
> did not implement such checking yet.
> - Perhaps there are some old words that are no longer in use.
> - Text language has been configured to Finnish which causes OOo to consider 
> some Icelandic letters as word separators. This leads to some words being only 
> partially underlined. Assuming that breakiterator configuration for Icelandic 
> is correct in OOo, this should not happen after we allow openoffice.org-voikko 
> to act as a spell checker for Icelandic text.

This is really cool, thanks :)


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