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Re: [Savannah-hackers] submission of VL2 Support Libraries - savannah.no
Re: [Savannah-hackers] submission of VL2 Support Libraries - savannah.nongnu.org
Mon, 30 Aug 2004 14:54:23 +0200
I'm evaluating the project you submitted for approval in Savannah.
I checked the code that can be downloaded from indictrans.org.
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> Sreepathi Pai <address@hidden> described the package as follows:
> License: gpl
> Other License:
> Package: VL2 Support Libraries
> System name: vl2-libs
> Type: non-GNU
> VL2 Support Code
> This is a collection of "libraries" from VL2, a name/address search
> engine which was developed to search the electoral rolls in India.
> It is written entirely in PHP, and includes code that does the
> * Converts from Unicode (internal representation) to legacy
> Latin-based fonts for display on non-Unicode machines.
> using the popular ITRANS scheme.
> * Includes an implementation of "SouIndics", a approximate phonetic
> name matching algorithm for Indic languages developed especially for
> * Search support routines for similar search engines for features like
> database interfacing, phonetic matching, match count, etc.
> * Support for localization
> The source code to VL2 has not been released. I would prefer to e-mail
> the above components to you (< 40k). This is not the entire search
> engine, as some of the copyrights on the rest of the engine are not
> owned by us (developers include me, Swapnil Hajare, Prof. Jitendra
> Shah, the latter two from http://www.indictrans.org where you will
> also find screenshots of VL2 -- select Voterlist link).
> Other Software Required:
> All components are free software to the best of my knowledge.
> DB: PostgreSQL 7.4 + tsearch2 (www.postgresql.org)
> Language: PHP 4.0
> Web: Apache Web server
> OS: GNU/Linux