When to include and when not to include SYNSEM in the path to a feature when you are merging something into a definition?
For example, this does not seem to work:
head-subj-ccomp-phrase := decl-head-subj-phrase & head-initial &
[ HEAD-DTR.SYNSEM.LOCAL.CAT.VAL.COMPS < [ SYNSEM.LOCAL.CAT.HEAD verb &
[ FORM nonfinite ] ] > ].
– I need to get rid of SYNSEM inside the COMPS list.
But normally I think SYNSEM is needed and so I often say something like:
mylang.add(type + ‘:= [ SYNSEM.LOCAL.CAT.VAL.COMPS < > ].’,merge=True)
Is it just the valency lists that do not like it?