[libvoikko] libvoikko and list of Finnish words

Harri Pitkänen hatapitk at iki.fi
Sat Jan 11 17:50:37 EET 2020


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 From: Mike FABIAN <mfabian at redhat.com>
To: Marko Myllynen <myllynen at redhat.com>
Cc: libvoikko at lists.puimula.org
Subject: Re: libvoikko and list of Finnish words

Marko Myllynen <myllynen at redhat.com> 

> However, it is not clear is it possible to use libvoikko to provide 
> list
> of Finnish words for word completion with ibus-typing-booster. The
> latest ibus-typing-booster utilizes the Finnish ispell dictionary from
> http://ispell-fi.sourceforge.net/finnish.dict.bz2 but using this almost
> 20 years old dict file doesn't seem ideal.

A list of the most common Finnish words would be useful for word
completion.  A long list of all possible Finnish words is less useful
for word completion, that may result in suggesting very unusual words
instead of more common ones.

> Would this kind of functionality of providing list of Finnish words for
> word completion be in scope for libvoikko and if so how to use it?

Mike FABIAN <mfabian at redhat.com>

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