brian at milby7.com
Mon Mar 21 22:47:29 EDT 2022
Well, you could set up your rules and just database the exceptions. Then you at least have a guess for the words that you don’t “know” the answer for. If there is a database miss, then use the rule set.
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> On Mar 21, 2022, at 8:27 PM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> I’ve tried a bunch of things. It’s 80-90% correct, but failing 10-20% of the time due to irregulars isn’t acceptable.
> I think I have to look into a database table lookup solution, but I’m dreading it.
>> On Mar 21, 2022, at 4:18 PM, Craig Newman via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> Such cases are rare, certainly, but “queue” comes to mind. I am sure that a vowel parsing routine will be reasonably accurate, but not perfect, as per the previous example.
>> A quick search did not turn up any “list of all words and their syllable count”, but there still might be one. One site mentioned that algorithms were being used, but were “not perfect”.
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