[libvoikko] Relation between spelling and grammar checkers
ftyers at prompsit.com
Wed Sep 25 15:30:34 EEST 2013
El dg 22 de 09 de 2013 a les 18:33 +0300, en/na Harri Pitkänen va
> On Sunday 22 September 2013 12:23:28 Francis Tyers wrote:
> > El dj 19 de 09 de 2013 a les 22:55 +0300, en/na Harri Pitkänen va
> > escriure:
> > > Now it seems to me that format version 4 would support morphological
> > > analysis and grammar checking. This introduces a problem that needs to be
> > > addressed: how to handle situations where we have dictionaries of format
> > > version 3 and 4 for the same language tag?
> > Do you think that we should keep the name dictionary in this case ? I
> > know that changing the class name/type would mean quite a bit of
> > search/replace code fiddling, but in the long term it might be nice to
> > have a name something like "Proofer" or "ProofingEngine" (other
> > suggestions welcome).
> Perhaps "LanguageModule" would be abstract enough. We do other things than
> proofing (for Finnish at least).
> Anyway I think we are stuck with "dictionary" for the foreseeable future. We
> have this thing in our public API (voikko.h):
> * A type representing a dictionary
> struct voikko_dict;
> Changing this would be an incompatible change. By using suitable typedefs we
> could start using a different name but still the old name would have to
> remain. And it would be quite confusing to use two names for the same thing.
Perhaps we could make this a "future todo" item. Is there a TODO file or
roadmap or something like that ?
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