[texdoc] texdoc babel-german

Takuto ASAKURA tkt.asakura at gmail.com
Sat Mar 31 06:26:37 CEST 2018

Hi Karl,

I've just fixed all of the reported false cases:

The case of hypf-utf8 was caused by catalogue details bonus.
I think we should improve the scoring scheme at all.
(maybe I already mentioned before; will be a long-term work)


> 2018/03/31 6:53、Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org>のメール:
> Hi Takuto - I think we should definitely insert all of these fixes into
> texdoc.cnf (and soon, so it can end up in the released TL18 -- I'll
> tweak it next week if you don't have time). They aren't
> user-specific, but rather texdoc simply returning the "wrong" (or
> rather, not-optimal-for-users) thing for all uers.
> Indeed, I think almost nothing about texdoc search results are user
> specific, hence it should be up to us to fix them, either by aliases or
> score adjustments or (when we can think of them) algorithm improvements.
> While I'm here: texdoc hyph-utf8 in current TL returns:
> 1 /home/texlive/karl/Master/texmf-dist/doc/generic/hyph-utf8/es/division.pdf
>   = [es] Paper on word division (Spanish)
> 2 /home/texlive/karl/Master/texmf-dist/doc/generic/hyph-utf8/hyphenation.pdf
>   = [en] Main documentation for hyph-utf8
> Clearly result 2 should be preferred over result 1. And here is one
> possible algorithm improvement: give items in more subdirectories (/es/
> in this case) a slightly worse score.  Wdyt?
> Thanks,
> Karl

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