On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 2:39 PM, sankarshan <foss.mailingli...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 2:37 PM, Pavanaja U B
> <pavan...@vishvakannada.com> wrote:
>> But then there is one issue of missing characters in some scripts. For
>> example Tamil has very few characters. When we transliterate from other
>> language into Tamil, say Kannada, we will have to put one character instead
>> of another. The original character will be lost. When we transliterate back
>> to Kannada from Tamil 2 or more characters will become just one. One classic
>> example is the case of kaanthi and gaandhi. In Tamil, both are written same.
>
> Without attempting to belabor this point, if you have previously
> attempted to address this, is it possible to point out the code-base
> so that an interested contributor can pick up and run with it?

Make use of Indic soundex tables
http://silpa.org.in/Soundex
Tables here http://thottingal.in/soundex/soundex.html
Read more at http://thottingal.in/blog/2009/07/26/indicsoundex/

~ regards
Anivar

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