[developers] Latest ERG not generating unknown names with ACE

Michael Wayne Goodman goodmami at uw.edu
Sun Apr 16 02:36:48 CEST 2017

On Sat, Apr 15, 2017 at 5:29 PM, Dan Flickinger <danf at stanford.edu> wrote:

> I don't think you'll see much negative effect just now if you comment out
> that file, since those post-generation rules are intended as a declarative
> way of dealing with several orthographic conventions many of which are are
> still dealt with procedurally in the generator code.  From what I see,
> those older procedural solutions are still in effect, so when I comment out
> that `post-generation' file, I still see sentence-initial capitalization,
> attaching of possessive |'s|, and removal of the space between hyphenated
> tokens.  (I can't remember just now what the `split_mwe" rule is intended
> for.)
Great. Thanks, Dan. I think this is then the solution to our problem for

> Eventually, we hope to have those rules working well, so we can allow the
> generator code to get cleaned up by removing these language-specific and
> grammar-specific accommodations.
I'm already looking forward to 1217 or 1218 :)

>  Dan

Michael Wayne Goodman
Ph.D. Candidate, UW Linguistics
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