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Re: Fwd: Re: [Gnumed-devel] phrase wheel

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: Fwd: Re: [Gnumed-devel] phrase wheel
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 00:13:06 +0200
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> > When typing even more the phrase wheel starts matching even
> > true substrings such that eventually:
> > "pain" does match "repainted house"
> Is that *really* necessary ? As far as I know  substring matching inside of
> words is much more time-consuming at the backend than is matching at the 
> start of a
> term.
- It is done at the frontend.
- Just set the threshold for it high enough and you'll never
  see it happen.

> What if these characters have a meaning ? Maybe we should try to expand
> special characters like
> "?aneurysm" = "possible anerysm"
Different story. And of course they have a meaning. But we
aren't trying to produce Shakespearean prose. If I wrote
?c2h5oh-abuse in my progress note I don't want that expanded
in any way.

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