[Fwd: Re: [developers] processing of lexical rules]
oe at csli.Stanford.EDU
Wed Feb 16 01:52:04 CET 2005
> But what about
> orthographemics-top-rules :=
> to mark final rules...
that would only seem logical, although i was thinking `bottom' as in at
the lower end of a derivation, or closer to the lexicon. thus, when in
parsing we run these rules from form to stem, my examples were meant as
terminating a chain, i.e. be the ones that operated on stems directly.
however, when i checked in my changes last night, i abstained from this
mechanism, i.e. i did (a) to (c) only. unless we find a need for it, i
think it is better to not add additional `ad hoc' mechanisms. it looks
like the rule filter approach is sufficient for german for now, right?
cheers - oe
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