[libvoikko] error handling in the grammar checker

Francis Tyers ftyers at prompsit.com
Tue Oct 8 17:38:49 EEST 2013

El dt 08 de 10 de 2013 a les 16:49 +0300, en/na Harri Pitkänen va
> On Tuesday 08 October 2013 11:18:10 Francis Tyers wrote:
> > I've started the error file here, it will be expanded as the grammar
> > checker is developed.
> > 
> > https://victorio.uit.no/langtech/trunk/langs/sme/tools/grammarcheckers/error
> > s.xml
> > 
> > However, I think that in the long-term (e.g. before a first release), it
> > would be good to change the API to allow the strings to come from a
> > bundled XML file. Otherwise, we will essentially need to have either:
> > 
> > 1) All of the errors for all of the languages bundled with libvoikko --
> > probably with unique codes, or
> > 2) Some kind of shared library that voikko loads from the language
> > package.
> Number 1 would be the fastest solution but not very nice in the long run. 
> Number 2 is very hard to get right for a cross platform library and even 
> impossible for some platforms (IOS for example, although we don't support that 
> at the moment).
> So implementing this properly would seem like the best thing to do. I can add 
> the necessary API (initially with dummy implementation) for the next release 
> of libvoikko (in November) and start using that in libreoffice-voikko (to be 
> released also in November).

Ok, sounds good to me. :) Let us know when you have decided on an API...


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