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Re: SwishFuzzyWordError() and missing stemmer constants

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Mon Jan 29 2007 - 17:48:57 GMT
On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 08:23:04PM +0300, Antony Dovgal wrote:
> On 01/29/2007 07:45 PM, Bill Moseley wrote:
> >>"Not all stemmers set this value correctly." - well, this means at least 
> >>some of them DO return correct values. That's better than nothing.
> >>Maybe it's time to fix those returning incorrect values?
> >
> >The stemming code in swish mixes "stemmers" from different sources.
> >So not all errors apply to all stemmers.
> Sure. But what does this imply?
> "Not all error codes apply to all stemmers" - this sounds perfectly ok.
> But "not all stemmers set this value correctly" means that some of the 
> stemmers set an incorrect value (i.e. they are broken).
> Or did I misunderstand you?

I just don't know.  I assume you are right and the wording is just
vague and it's not true that they set them incorrectly.  The wording
should be changed to make it clear -- even on the remote chance that
it's wrong! ;)

Bill Moseley

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Received on Mon Jan 29 09:48:59 2007