[Plone-AsiaPacific] Help to improve text search for East-Asia languages

Manabu TERADA terapyon at ca2.so-net.ne.jp
Thu Nov 6 03:11:08 UTC 2008


Hi, all.

Thank you retsu.
I will write test tool of text format for many language on Sprint in 
WPD Tokyo this weekend.
I hope that get many language test code.



Takeshi Yamamoto さんは書きました:
> Help to improve text search for East-Asia languages
> 
> Let me post the first initiative (requesting help in other word) for 
> Asia Pacific area.
> Some of you may know Japanese Plone community is working on improving
> text search feature of plone for East Asian languages.  For example, 
> Japanese
> words can not be distinguished by space, as well as Chinese and Korean 
> languages.
> Mr. Terada, CEO of CMSCOM has stood up and worked on google summer of code
> as one of Plone foundation-supported project this year.  Unfortunately, 
> the student
> has gave up and it was not complete.  Terada-san has decided to make it 
> completed
> and started it again as his company's project.  Since that feature is 
> valuable for many
> people(1.5 billion people are living in Kanji region), and it is open 
> source, and
> we hope it could be built into out-of-the-box Plone, Japanese community  is
> supporting this project.  We will have a sprint event for this in the 
> World Plone Day 2008 Tokyo.
> 
> The software current status is BETA version and you can download and 
> try, or
> just access to the test and play with it.  We appreciate any of your bug 
> report
> or suggestions.  We do not have enough testers for "non-Japanese" 
> languages.
> 
> Languages what we would like to cover with that bigramsplitter are:
> 
> Japanese
> Mandarin Chinese (Beijing)
> Cantonese (Canton)
> Taiwanese (Taiwan)
> Korean (Korea)
> Mongolian (Mongol)
> Thai (Thailand)
> Vietnamese (Viet Nam)
> Jawi (Malaysia)
> Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesia)
> Hebrew (Israel)
> Arabic (Middle-East)
> etc.
> 
> The languages which are not located in Asia, but different from 
> English/Latin
> languages are welcome, of course.
> 
> The project site is here:
> http://code.google.com/p/bigramsplitter/
> 
> You can download the code from here:
> http://code.google.com/p/bigramsplitter/downloads/list
> 
> The test site is here to play with.
> http://c2search.cmscom.jp/
> 
> You may need an account to put some text to be searched in your own 
> language.
> Request your login account here.
> http://c2search.cmscom.jp/contact-info
> 
> Sorry for the test site is not well internationalized, but there is no 
> problem if you
> write your request in English.
> 
> Thanks a lot in advance.
> Takeshi Yamamoto / retsu
> 
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