Dr. Volker Zell
Thu Feb 16 21:31:00 GMT 2006
A new version of 'WordNet' has been uploaded to a server near you.
An online lexical reference system
* Update to latest upstream release
* Excluded redundant documentation in HTML, PDF and PS format
1 - Database files all follow Unix naming convention. Index files are
index.pos and data files are data.pos where "pos" is:
2 - Hyponyms are now classified as either generic or INSTANCES, as
indicated in search output.
3 - Troponyms can be "full" or "brief" in graphical browser. The
"brief" search was not available in graphical browser (wnb) but was in
command line interface (wn).
4 - Graphical browser now has a selection under "Options" to save the
current display and search output options settings as user's default
settings. These settings will be used by default whenever the user
runs the interface.
5 - Many pertainyms in "adj.pert" have been replaced with
6 - Windows version now uses registry variables to save path to
database and user options:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WordNet\2.1\WNHome - Installation home
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\WordNet\2.1\wnres - Graphical interface
7 - All nouns are in one tree under "entity" in "noun.Tops".
8 - WordNet URL is now "wordnet.princeton.edu"
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up
the above mentioned package from the 'Text' category.
Note that downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) aren't
allowed due to bandwidth limitations. This means that you will need
to find a mirror which has this update.
These mirrors already got the package, the others will probably have
the latest version of this package fairly soon:
In the US
has reliable high bandwidth connections.
If you want to make a point or ask a question the Cygwin mailing
list is the appropriate place.
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