[developers] Re: *grammar-locale*?

Ann Copestake Ann.Copestake at cl.cam.ac.uk
Fri Jun 17 23:49:37 CEST 2005

yes, but *grammar-locale* is not used anywhere, is it?  Has there been an
agreement that this is going to be used?  If not, and if you think this is the
right way to handle it, please propose it to the developers list and get
agreement.  I know that you did send email to me, oe and Melanie about some
variant of this idea some time ago, but developers is now the right venue, and
now would be a good time to start discussion.

The problem is that, as things stand, if NorSource is using this and nobody
else is, then the NorSource guys are going to have problems that are
incomprehensible to other users.  I think that as a matter of principle one
should not add new functions to user-fns for individual grammars - it's not
good in general for people to be running variants of the code since it's much
more difficult to help them.  If this is good for NorSource, it would be good
for other grammars too - hence should be proposed and turned into a general


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