Re: Re[2]: [Snowball-discuss] now on porter2 description

From: Martin Porter (
Date: Thu Nov 22 2001 - 08:04:38 GMT

>it seems to me there's yet another difference.
>"A word is called short if it consists of a short syllable." and
>"if the word is short, add e (so hop -> hope)" do not seem to be
>in sync with "'' (atmark p1 test shortv <+ 'e')", which better
>transcribes with something like "if R1 is short syllable"..


No that one is okay. "test shortv" tests for a short syllable; "atmark p1
test shortv" tests for a short word.


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