[sword-devel] Search bug & New Arabic Bible, Not Shaped SVD Version

David Haslam dfhmch at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 10 15:17:53 MST 2012

Thanks DM, for the reminder.

Even for English, when we include those modern versions that make use of
contractions such as 


It's easy for humans to spot the fact that "m" "ve" "s" "re" "d" "ll" & "t"
are not whole words in and of themselves. Yet that's what would result from
stripping the apostrophes.

Anyone using a front-end in which one of the search options is "whole
words", might end up with misleading results.
The Lucene search index would presumably include such suffices as distinct

A proper indexing method would classify each whole contraction as a "word".


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