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Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
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Mon Oct 6 00:11:38 CEST 2008
On Sun, 05 Oct 2008 09:28:19 -0700 Steve Mosher <steve at openmoko.com> babbled:
> I don't think I was exactly clear on using the email database.
> What I was thinking is that you could run a simple program on
> your desktop computer and do a frequency analysis of the mails
> ( and contacts) that you have on your PC. Same with chat logs.
> Then merge that (somehow) into the database on the phone,
> say in the personal.
i know - i don't think that's a great idea. it'd be full of typos! :) if it's
going to pollute the dictionary with typos... they should be the user's own! :)
btw - i added the first/last names in and man did completion quality go down.
too many names. a lot of them can be strange and look nonsensical when you
actually use the dict with it all in - it suggests lots of garbage (so now
suggestion lists are huge and most of them are entire junk as they are some
> Daniel Willmann wrote:
> > On Fri, 3 Oct 2008 09:34:28 +1000
> > Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at rasterman.com> wrote:
> >> On Thu, 02 Oct 2008 09:37:58 -0700 Steve Mosher <steve at openmoko.com>
> >> babbled:
> >>> I used to have a bunch of them when I was doing a NLG ( natural
> >>> Language generation) pet project. I sent you a link to US names as
> >>> well. from the US census.
> >>> For personal dictionaries, people could just run a simple word
> >>> frequency analysis on their archived email,( there are GPL
> >>> programs that do this I believe, but its dead easy to write
> >>> yourself) and import their email contacts into the database.
> >> in fact that is the idea of the "3" dictionaries the keyboard has. it
> >> has "system" (which is base language - eg english), personal (any
> >> words they type in at all go in here - they inherit frequency they
> >> had before but now gain in count as they get used more), and..
> >> "generated" dictionary
> >> - ~/.e/e/dicts-dynamic/data.dic - this file is expected to be
> >> regularly generated from the users sms's, emails, contact list etc.
> >> containing words from their every-day activity - so that friend with
> >> a strange name... gets their name into the dictionary pool this
> >> way. :)
> > Is there a way to tie into bash_completion when we are on a terminal?
> > That should be fun :-)
> > Regards,
> > Daniel Willmann
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