[developers] ACE input for non-English Text (and general)

David Inman davinman at uw.edu
Wed Aug 2 23:58:56 CEST 2017

Ah, so it looks like the problem is with the LUI display and it was in fact
unrelated. I am somewhat relieved. Thank you!

Although it does seem like it would be nice for LUI to handle full Unicode.

On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 2:52 PM, Woodley Packard <sweaglesw at sweaglesw.org>

> Hi David,
> Yes, ACE should be able to handle that.  I wonder whether the string you
> see in the parse chart might be a red herring, i.e. whether there is an
> unrelated problem in rendering the string back out again via LUI on the
> Mac.  If you add -vv to the ACE command-line, the first line of the output
> will show the input sentence, tokenized (and with /(null)? appended to each
> word, probably).  Can you confirm that this is corrupt?
> Thanks,
> Woodley
> On 08/02/2017 02:41 PM, David Inman wrote:
>> This is probably directed to Woodley,
>> I am trying to run ACE locally on my Mac to parse Nuuchahnulth. However I
>> am running into the same problem I am currently having on Ubuntu, which is
>> that it cannot handle my special characters in interactive mode (in Ubuntu
>> I have the somewhat worse problem of available keyboards). I load my
>> grammar in interactive mode, and then type in:
>> haʔuk
>> It does not parse.
>> I type :c for the parse chart, and the parse chart believes it has read
>> in :
>> HA îuk
>> which of course does not exist in the lexicon.
>> I know that ACE is used for Japanese and other languages, and OSX is
>> Unicode throughout: is there anything I need to do so that I can input my
>> alphabet?
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