Re: htdig: Question: French words :: Correction

Glen Newton (
Mon, 25 Jan 1999 12:53:44 -0500 (EST)

...stuff deleted..

> Couldn't there be a change which would do the following:
> 1 - have a reference file which had "mappings", i.e.
> è = e
> é = e
> è = e
> 2 - whenever a single word like "polymères" was encountered,
> the word would be remapped into a new word using the
> mapping table, and then both words would be indexed,
> i.e. "polymères" and polymeres". Then when a person typed
> in "polymere" they would get a hit for "polymères"...
> It appears that this already happens for case (i.e. when i search on
> "montréal" i get hits for Montreal. This is probably not a mapping but

This should read: 'when i search on "montreal" i get hits for
Montreal'. If i could do the former, i wouldn't be asking this


        glen newton
        CISTI NRC Canada

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