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Investigate phonetic algorithms #79

marfox opened this issue Sep 24, 2018 · 1 comment


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@marfox marfox commented Sep 24, 2018

Soundex, metaphone, and other phonetic algorithms can be useful to normalize ideographic languages like Japanese and Chinese.

The jellyfish Python library we use implements those algorithms, but does not seem to support ideographic languages (exceptions raised or empty strings as output).

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@marfox marfox commented Jul 30, 2019

This sounds like too much effort compared to the gain.

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