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Re: Mis-spelled words More refined way of doing

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Thu Mar 18 2004 - 15:28:21 GMT
On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 03:05:03AM -0800, Jignesh Jani wrote:
> Hi,=20
> In one of the archives,
> Some one talked about mis spelled word on this forum and the answer was =
> to use the perl module , using which look up for one of the matches from =
> systems dictionary. Here a question arises in mind that what if after =
> suggesting that word and being requested for that word in search, no =
> results found from the index file.

Eh, reread that post again.  That was the the point of that message --
using a dictionary built from words that *are* in the index.

> I think here some feature should be =
> included in to swish-e which would look out for similar type of words =
> stored in index, no matter the spelling is correct not and return those =
> words in case of no results found, ofcourse in that case a new switch =
> will have to be designed. This will be very usefull, as all other =
> approaches will slower down the search process. A switch inbuilt in =
> swish-e will make it work faster. Please think about it.

Like Fuzzy indexing?

Bill Moseley
Received on Thu Mar 18 07:28:22 2004