[Israel.pm] gimatria

Shlomo Yona shlomo at cs.haifa.ac.il
Thu Aug 26 11:28:32 PDT 2004

On Thu, 26 Aug 2004, Anatoly Vorobey wrote:

> What you say doesn't contradict what I wrote, we're just talking about different
> things (as I see more clearly know, having consulted a dictionary).

I know that. 
I wasn't clear enough.

> Well, if that's all we have to go by, it shouldn't be difficult to produce one...
> assuming the logical order, something like, let's see...


> Combine, rinse, repeat. Will that work, I wonder? (I haven't tested)

I'm working on a solution now, implemented in XFST, if it
works well I'll post it to the list.

> To allow for optional gershayim before the last letter, either place lots of (gershayim(?=.$))? in the right
> places (introducing also special variants of fifteen and sixteen with gershayim), or remove all
> instances of the symbol from the string before running it through this regexp and then check the correctness of
> gershayim separately with another one.

I got the basics rules from Semuel over the phone.
I'll post my code when its ready and it will serve as the
full explanation. I hope :-)


Shlomo Yona
shlomo at cs.haifa.ac.il

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