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Re: [Varnamproject-discuss] [Student-projects] Varnam project status

From: Abhishek Nair
Subject: Re: [Varnamproject-discuss] [Student-projects] Varnam project status
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:29:23 +0530

Sure, will start working on it and will let you know about any development or if I come across further doubts.

On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 11:20 PM, Navaneeth K N <address@hidden> wrote:
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On 2/27/14 11:16 PM, Abhishek Nair wrote:
> [image: Inline image 1]
> See in this above example, I typed in the sentence. and when i
> tried making changes to it, by backspacing a few letters, it stays
> in english and doesnt translate back to malayalam. Like the first
> word here, "ende".

That looks like a bug to me. You can create an issue here at - and start
working on it to get familiar with the code base.

I need to update the documentation which will help to get started. I
will do it sometime this weekend.

> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 10:59 PM, Navaneeth K N <address@hidden>
> wrote:
> Hello,
> On 2/27/14 2:10 PM, Abhishek Nair wrote:
>>>> Hey Navaneeth, appreciate the reply. I tried the Varnam
>>>> editor yesterday and the I loved how exact the translation
>>>> was. However a few issues came
> up
>>>> when i typed in proper nouns (eg. My name, place) and with
>>>> articles ( eg. a, the) and more so when you type backspace
>>>> and retype it. That is one issue I can start working with.
>>>> Also, my hindi is better than my
> malayalam
>>>> so would love a chance to contribute there too. I understand
>>>> both are two totally different topics but both seem extremely
>>>> interesting to me. Would love a suggestion about which one to
>>>> focus on!
> Could you explain this with some examples?
>>>> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 11:14 AM, Navaneeth K N
>>>> <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>> Hello Abishek,
>>>> On 2/26/14 3:46 PM, Abhishek Nair wrote:
>>>>>>> Hello, I'm Abhishek Nair, a pre-final year undergrad
>>>>>>> from BITS-Pilani,
>>>> Goa.
>>>>>>> I was interested in contributing to the Varnam project.
>>>>>>> But i noticed
>>>> that
>>>>>>> the GitHub page for Varnam has been inactive for some
>>>>>>> time. So wanted
> to
>>>> I have moved development of Varnam to Gitorious sometime
>>>> back. Github repositories are just a mirror which gets
>>>> updated for every release. You can track the development at:
>>>> Issues, Tasks &
>>>> Downloads are managed at Savannah:
>>>>>>> know if it is still a part of GSoc or simply if people
>>>>>>> are still contributing to it, because I would be really
>>>>>>> interested in doing so.
> I
>>>>>>> have great command over C and read and write Malayalam,
>>>>>>> Hindi, Marathi fluently. Would love to her back fro you
>>>>>>> Navneeth!
>>>> That's great!
>>>> I have added Hindi support few months back. But it is not as
>>>> good as the Malayalam support. You can try it at:
>>>> I couldn't feed lot of data
>>>> for Hindi. The more the data, the better results are. For
>>>> Malayalam, Varnam handles around a million words and it's
>>>> prefixes. Hindi is around 30K right now.
>>>> There are lots of interesting things that can be done in
>>>> Varnam. Let me know your interest areas and I can help you to
>>>> get started. Join `address@hidden`[1] or
>>>> drop in to #varnamproject or #smc-project irc on freenode if
>>>> you have questions.
>>>> [1]:
>>>>>>> Student-projects mailing list
>>>>>>> address@hidden

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Thanking You,

Abhishek Nair, 

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