Re: [htdig] Spelling Help

Subject: Re: [htdig] Spelling Help
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Thu Jan 18 2001 - 06:20:19 PST

At 1:34 PM +0000 1/18/01, David Adams wrote:
>1) What have other sites done to address this problem? (Spell checking
>and correcting our own

Use good fuzzy methods, including the synonym file. We are working on
additional fuzzy matching code, but of course if anyone can come up
with sample code that produces a list of suggestion words from an
input, we can probably port it.

>2) Can anybody recommend a _good_ (UK English) spell checker for IRXIX

Yes. Try ispell with the UK dictionaries.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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