RE: [htdig] Accent patch for ht://Dig 3.1.5

Subject: RE: [htdig] Accent patch for ht://Dig 3.1.5
From: NEPOTE Charles (Neuilly Gestion) (
Date: Tue May 30 2000 - 10:20:32 PDT

According to Geoff Hutchison:

> On Tue, 30 May 2000, Gilles Detillieux wrote:
> > The problem is that the fuzzy match algorithms are only
> applied to the
> > original search words, and not to the results of other
> fuzzy matches.
> > I think this makes sense for some of the algorithms, such as regex,
> > prefix and substring, but for algorithms like endings,
> synonyms, accents,
> > and perhaps speling, it would be nice to have the option of chaining
> > them to get more variations.
> >
> > Whether we can solve this will depend on whether someone with enough
> > understanding of the way fuzzy matches are expanded can
> find the time
> > to implement this. In any case, it should go on the TODO list.
> This is a good idea. I'm going to try to get the new
> ParseTree framework
> up ASAP now that my copy of the source works (compiler bug).
> This would be
> fairly reasonable inside the new framework, but I will
> probably start off
> just ensuring current functionality is supported.

Great ! Open software, open mind...
I am ready to help as best as I can (I am not a programmer) : testing and
reporting, and what else ?

Best regards,
Charles NÚpote.

> --
> -Geoff Hutchison
> Williams Students Online

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