[Perl] spellchecking

Shlomo Yona shlomo at siftology.com
Thu Feb 28 04:47:22 PST 2002

nothingmuch wrote:
> I am the maintainer of a large text file archive. Recently i've implemented
> a simple content search engine, which i would like to enhance by adding a
> spell checker. I've searched, and have not come up with an elegant
> solution, and i would just like to ask around before making my own
> approximate string matcher.
> String::Approx will not work, as it needs to run on MacPerl, and that
> module contains some xs code which i cannot port.

You need some kind of edit-distance function for your spell checker.

Look it up (edit distance) in google.

Shlomo Yona.
Software Engineer.
Siftology Ltd. Israel.
Shlomo.Yona at Siftology.com

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