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#7 Missing MySpell affixes

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2014-07-30
2007-11-26
Németh László
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There are a lot of missing affixed form compared with the old MySpell dictionary in the new Hunspell en_US, for example missing YS flags of abdominal (eg. "abdominally" is not recognized now). I believe, we need to limit only rare root words, not rare affixed forms (especially for long roots, those couldn't be confused).

The future will be a full morphological description of the English dictionary removing the not special affixed forms from the dic file and optionally add morphological descriptions/stems etc. for Hunspell.

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  • Kevin Atkinson
    Kevin Atkinson
    2007-11-26

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    I don't particularly agree with this statement.

    Also, fixing this will be non-trivial as I some how have to figure out what they are.

    I will leave this bug open for now.

     
  • Kevin Atkinson
    Kevin Atkinson
    2007-11-26

    • priority: 5 --> 2
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  • Kevin Atkinson
    Kevin Atkinson
    2007-11-26

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    If you _really_ want them I have an idea to add back a good number of them. However, I am still not sure it is a good idea. What will the threshold be for "long roots".

    Also when do we stop? For example do we include plurals for uncountable noun? They are considered valid words for word games (like Scrabble) but hardly ever used.

     
    • status: open --> pending
     
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    For my agglutinative language, it is not question, that we need rare affixed forms for every root. I believe, it would be also useful for English, but you are right, full classification of roots is a hard work, so I have modified the status to "pending".

     
  • Kevin Atkinson
    Kevin Atkinson
    2007-11-27

    • status: pending --> open
     
  • Kevin Atkinson
    Kevin Atkinson
    2007-11-27

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    A pending bug will get deleted after so many days of no activity. I don't think that is what either of us want.

    Changed back to Open.

     
  • Kevin Atkinson
    Kevin Atkinson
    2014-07-30

    • status: open --> closed
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