Discovery/Status updates/2018-03-19

This is the weekly update for the week starting 2018-03-19



  • Trey has finished his initial review of a Slovak stemmer, and so far it looks like like the less aggressive version of the stemmer performs well. [1] Next steps may include more testing and packaging a version of the stemmer into an Elasticsearch plugin.

Did you know?Edit

  • The English word nice has undergone many big swings in meaning, including “foolish”, “painstaking”, “strict”, “subtle”, and “risky”. See the obsolete and dated senses in English Wiktionary [2] or the etymological information at Etymonline [3].