[libvoikko] Test cases for libvoikko/HFST needed

Francis Tyers ftyers at prompsit.com
Mon Jan 18 20:14:04 EET 2010

El dl 18 de 01 de 2010 a les 19:16 +0200, en/na Harri Pitkänen va
> On Sunday 17 January 2010, Francis Tyers wrote:
> > I suggest North Sámi and Lule Sámi.
> > 
> > They can be downloaded from
> > 
> > https://victorio.uit.no/langtech/trunk/gt
> > 
> > , compile with HFST, are available under the GPL, and are actively
> > maintained.
> Thanks. I tried these and noticed some things:
> - It was a bit difficult to figure out how to build the transducers.
>   "make hfst TARGET=sme" was the command I was looking for.
> - Copyright notices are missing from many files or I was not able to find
>   them. In order to use these under the GPL it is necessary to know who holds
>   the copyrights.
> - 2 GB of memory was not enough to build the transducers on a 64-bit system
>   and therefore I cannot build them myself. Perhaps a stripped version could
>   be provided, it could also be useful for other purposes such as automated
>   testing.

I am able to build the sme and smj transducers on a 64bit machine with
2Gb RAM. It takes a long time however (possibly up to 20-30 minutes from
start to finish).


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