First off, thanks for all the help - it is most appreciated.
Secondly - I have got a working version of aspell (Text::Aspell) but I
can't seem to find ParseQuery.pm. Do I need to upgrade swish? I am
running version 2.2.1.
On Fri, 22 Aug 2003 email@example.com wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2003 at 07:39:26AM -0700, David Hoare wrote:
> > One of the things I would like to do however is if a search did not return
> > a hit then check the search words against the indexed words and do some
> > approximate matching (agrep type of thing) and return a link to a new
> > "corrected" search. The equivalent of google's "did you mean _BLAH_" when
> > you misspell something.
> > I use a Linux box and program in tcl or perl for preference.
> There's a module included in the swish-e distribution called
> ParseQuery.pm. It's suppose to take the output from the "Parsed Words:"
> header and, well, parse it.
> Then on CPAN grab the Text::Asepll Perl module. You can use that to
> lookup words (parsed by ParseQuery.pm) to lookup words.
> You will likely want to create a dictionary of only the words in your
> index. You can use one of the -T options to extract out all the words
> from the index for use in your dictionary. The Text::Aspell
> docs describe how to create an Aspell dictionary from this list of
> words. You might decide to create a dictionary for each metaname.
> So, when you get "no results" back from swish you can look up each word
> in the query and check if it's spelled correctly and if there are any
> suggestions from Aspell.
> It's a bit complicated due to the fact that a misspelled word can return
> many, many suggestions -- and that there can be more than one misspelled
> word in a query. Also, with boolean searches you can get no results
> when all the terms are indeed ok search words.
> <he says without the time to do it>
> It would not be that hard to hack swish-e to link directly with Aspell
> and do the word lookup at search time and offer a list of suggestions
> for each word not found in the index.
Received on Fri Aug 29 16:16:29 2003