Philippe Riviere (Philippe.Riviere@Monde-diplomatique.fr)
Tue, 25 May 1999 15:02:29 +0200
>Your statement '"étude" and "etude"...' is not quite correct though,
>since you miss the case where a word just differs by accentuation
>(e.g. transcribed chinese). In order to still be able to get
>exact hits, it is necessary to treat accentuated and unaccentuated
>characters differently during retrieval. Therefore I still prefer
>the idea of a fuzzy algorithm for accentuation equivalence.
True, my hack is dirty ; But this fuzzy algorithm should be executed at
htsearch runtime only. My feeling is that one should not prepare huge
equivalence databases which have no meaning... I'll let you folks do the
coding however ;)
And thanks to everyone for ht//dig, it's really great that's why we want more!
-- Philippe Riviere <Philippe.Riviere@monde-diplomatique.fr>
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