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From David Causse <>
Subject Re: Wanted: a directory of quick-and-(not too)dirty analyzers for multi-language RDF.
Date Tue, 22 Mar 2011 16:40:25 GMT
On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 04:15:53PM +0100, wrote:
> The only thing I need is the middle layer: a Java component extending 
> Lucene, that'd pull a plausible Analyzer out of its magic hat, for every 
> ISO 639-1 language tag however unlikely that turns up in the RDF input.
> Not just an analyzer, mark: a *plausible* one. I mean one that'll 
> generate usable indexes right out of the box in most cases; I cannot 
> afford to bring the system back into dev & study the arcanes of 
> automatic indexing in just every language we're working with. So 
> lucene-contrib + covering the rest with StandardAnalyzer/English 
> stopwords is not an option.


maybe you could have a look at java.text.* and specifically BreakIterator
(Thai analyzer use it) it could be better than STDAnalyzer for a fallback.
Don't forget that if you use multiple analyzers at index time you'll
have to use multiple analyzers at query time (tricky part of the


David Causse

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