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[aspell] Re: Aspell (formully Kspell) News and Updates

From: Kevin Atkinson
Subject: [aspell] Re: Aspell (formully Kspell) News and Updates
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 03:23:08 -0500

Rik Faith wrote:

> [I say 1-3, because some of the word pairs in the aspell list
> are not corrections which I would have selected.]

Could you give me some examples of this?

> Although papers from the 1970's suggest that
> a word list for a spell checker should have no more than about 30k words on
> it -- otherwise too many typos are marked as "correct" because they are
> actually a correctly spelled word that is infrequently used.

Would you consider the provided list with Aspell of about 68k words to

Kevin Atkinson

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