The spelling-suggest package

[Tags: bsd3, library, program]

Given a possibly-misspelled word, this tool spits out one or more properly-spelled words in order of likelihood of similarity.

This functionality is exported as a library via Text.SpellingSuggest (suggest) and as a command-line program thimk (an old joke)

Running the program thimk-makedb is an optional (but highly recommended) step to speed up lookups, permitting reasonable performance on enormous dictionaries by creating a precompiled SQlite database of phonetic codes for a dictionary.


Versions0.5.0,, 0.5.1,,,
Dependenciesbase (>=4.2 && <5), edit-distance (==0.2.*), parseargs (>=0.1.1 && <0.2), phonetic-code (==0.1.*), sqlite (>=0.5.1 && <0.6)
CopyrightCopyright © 2010 Bart Massey and Greg Weber
AuthorBart Massey and Greg Weber,
CategoryConsole, Text
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Executablesthimk-makedb, thimk
Upload dateThu May 26 20:29:54 UTC 2011
Uploaded byGregWeber
Downloads331 total (39 in last 30 days)





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