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Re: [swish-e] Snowball stemmers

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)>
Date: Wed Oct 24 2007 - 04:02:52 GMT
Trygve Falch wrote on 10/4/07 7:04 AM:
> On Wed, 2007-10-03 at 20:56 -0500, Peter Karman wrote:
>> IIRC, stemming happens after tokenization in 2.4.x, so it makes more sense to me 
>> to port the old Russion stemmer to fit the newer Snowball API. Too much 
>> lossy-ness otherwise, going from UTF-8 (parsing) to ISO-8859-x (tokenizing) to 
>> UTF-8 (stemming) to ISO-8859-x (storage).
> I had missed the russian stemmer for KOI8. Which is, as far as I could
> tell is the same stemmer that was used in the old snowball.
> I have also added additional languages for Hungarian and Romanian, and
> of course the russian stemmer.

This patch has been committed to trunk with r1949.

Thanks, Trygve.

Peter Karman  .  .  peter(at)
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Received on Wed Oct 24 00:02:48 2007