bmw20 at cl.cam.ac.uk
Fri Sep 15 14:00:07 CEST 2006
Hi Francis -
I've added the functionality you asked for (below) to the Emacs/LexDB
interface (for both single- and multi-user LexDB's).
Francis Bond wrote:
> We have been playing with the single user lexDB, enjoying the speed
> and responsiveness (^_^).
> A few suggestions/requests for improvements:
> (1) a delete menu entry (maybe only when in single-user mode)
> (2) a change menu entry (when we want to keep the same entry but
> change the ID)
> (3) a short cut for searching by orthography (C-cs)
> - like M-s when you are in the orthography field (we end up doing
> this a lot)
> (4) a title:
> (widget-insert "Lexical Database Entry:\n")
> It would be even better if it included the DB and table name:
> jacy.lex, and was bold.
> Lexical Database Entry ( jacy.lex):
> (5) a grouping of menu entries for dumping and maybe reading.
I can reproduce this "weirdness"... but I'm not yet sure how best to fix it.
> And finally some wierdness with the code:
> (a) If I load pg-interface at startup (e.g. in .emacs I include (load
> "pg-interface")) then I get the following error when I try to use
> M-tab-l or M-s:
> make-ring: Wrong type argument: wholenump, (("inu-noun" "bond"
> "2006-09-04 19:00:08.752803+09"))
> However, if I autoload pg-interface after I have started the lkb and
> loaded the grammar then all is well:
> (autoload 'lexdb "pg-interface" "LKB lexicon DB interface" t)
> I am not sure exactly what it is that is causing the problem.
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