[BangPypers] Spell Checker Python

Puneet Aggarwal look4puneet at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 15:29:26 CEST 2011

Hi Gora,

Thanks for the quick reply. Basically I am looking for spell correction in
the sense if someone does a mistake in spelling.

Let say someone want to search "restaurant" and types the spelling wrong as
resturant or something. So that we can help him correct it.


On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 6:56 PM, Gora Mohanty <gora at mimirtech.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 6:49 PM, Puneet Aggarwal <look4puneet at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hello Everyone,
> >
> > Anyone knows any good package for spell checker/corrector in python ?
> The best open-source spellchecker that I know of is aspell. Unfortunately,
> only C bindings are available by default, but one can build Python bindings
> with SWIG. We have done that already, though not yet put it together as
> an open-source package. Please email me off-list if you are interested in
> this.
> > Something like google's did you mean functionality.
> This is not the same thing as spellchecking. It is more like a
> recommendation
> engine. Which one did you want? Can you provide some use cases?
> Regards,
> Gora
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