Globbing in natural languages

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Globbing in natural languages

Postby zenten » Sat Aug 10, 2013 2:48 pm UTC

Could the concept of computers of globbing work with natural languages that people use, as basically a replacement at least some of the time for things like plurals and maybe even conjunctions? I get that regular expressions would be too complicated to work through, but simple globbing is easy enough to work through.

And if it could, are there languages (of the sort on topic for this forum, not computer languages) that have things like globbing?

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Re: Globbing in natural languages

Postby Copper Bezel » Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:45 pm UTC

In what sense, specifically? I mean, people integrate globbing into natural languages (not just in typing, say, *nix, but in saying, say, thirty-something.) What do you have in mind more specifically?
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