A simple keyword approach I have implemented and it works well. But that approach only goes so far.
The more high-level/multiword/sentence-based my regexes become, the more they leave my specific problem domain, and slide towards the general language domain. This effect surely must be encountered by all language-program programmers who capture text. One would hope eventually to find one anothers' regexes useful, at least
at some point
to a degree.
Yes, there are no doubt big expensive programs, but I am doing this for myself. No budget, I am afraid. I have many etexts; I want them accessible on a conceptual level.
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