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wildcards for letters
 
 

hello,

I’d like to catch the most possibilities to help recognise what the user inputs better.

It looks like rivescript can’t handle single letters wildcard.

For example if I have:

what [*] seagull [*]
it's a bird. 

in the case the use inputs “what are seagulls?”, it won’t be recognised. If I use seagull* instead, it will expect only seagulls, but not in singular. If I use seagull[*], the optional seems to be only for a whole word, not a part of the word. Am I missing something? In regex, we can have more power on what we want to select.

So far, I’m forced to use something like that, which is more verbose:

what [*(* seagull|seagull*) [*]
- <sentence>, it's a bird. 

is there a better way?

 

 
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