Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 444783
python-nltk_lite does not contain wordnet data
Last modified: 2009-01-09 01:27:14 EST
Description of problem:
The Python nltk_lite package contains a nltk.wordnet subpackage, which requires
the wordnet database. However, this is not included in or required by the install.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum install python-nltk_lite
2. python -c 'from nltk.wordnet import dictionary ; dictionary.getWord("hello")'
Resource 'corpora/wordnet/index.noun' not found. For
installation instructions, please see
Some kind of description of the word 'Hello'
The full ntlk data set is large - 75MB. I don't know if it can be cut down etc,
but without it this package doesn't really work...
Ah yes. As I remember, the first time I packaged nltk, I intended to package the
data set, but there were licensing problems. I'll look into the issue again
(perhaps split the dataset into -free and -nonfree) -- pending that, I might
just add a README.Fedora giving people pointers to the data set.
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