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spell checker

Hello everyone,

Guys i need to know what are the constraints in designing a spell-checker program? for example Word processor ignores acronyms and does not check them. Could anyone think of more contraints that should be considered when designing a spell-checker?

Mskh Send private email
Thursday, February 28, 2008
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Benjamin Manes Send private email
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Friday, February 29, 2008
Yes, thank you!
Brad Siemens Send private email
Friday, February 29, 2008
Not being that kind of wizard, I prefer *spelling* checkers.


Gene Wirchenko
Gene Wirchenko Send private email
Friday, February 29, 2008
Eye halve a spelling chequer
It came with my pea sea
It plainly marques four my revue
Miss steaks eye kin knot sea.

Eye strike a quay and type a word
And weight four it two say
Weather eye am wrong oar write
It shows me strait a weigh.

As soon as a mist ache is maid
It nose bee fore two long
And eye can put the error rite
It's rare lea ever wrong.

Eye have run this poem threw it
I am shore your pleased two no
It's letter perfect awl the weigh
My chequer tolled me sew.

-- Martha Snow (attribution unconfirmed)

Friday, February 29, 2008

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