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From Steven Rowe <>
Subject Re: using a french specific analyser without stemming
Date Mon, 04 Jun 2007 15:52:51 GMT
Bonjour Mathieu,

Mathieu Lecarme wrote:
> For a project with a lot ofLucene search (via Compass), I had some
> troubles with stemming. Stemming is nice for enlarge search range, but
> make completion strange.
> So FrenchAnalyzer was not usable. A simpler StandardAnalyzer makes the
> job right, except for some french speciality, like elision. In french
> "the plane" is translated by "l'avion" and not "le avion", and the
> StandardTokenizer, used by StandardFilter can't tokenize it right. So, I
> make a specific filter (ElisionFilter), how can I give it to Lucene?
> With a Jira ticket, with the mailing list?

Here's a good place to start:

FYI, 99% of modifications/additions to Lucene begin life as JIRA issues.

Steve Rowe
Center for Natural Language Processing

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