[developers] ACE input for non-English Text (and general)
sweaglesw at sweaglesw.org
Thu Aug 3 00:36:50 CEST 2017
I believe LUI handles unicode properly on Linux. There are many things
wrong with LUI on Mac, I will be the first to agree.
On 08/02/2017 02:58 PM, David Inman wrote:
> 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?
>> 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:
>>> 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
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