mod_speling for python

Josiah Carlson jcarlson at nospam.uci.edu
Fri Jan 30 21:40:05 CET 2004


Skip Montanaro wrote:

>     >> I know there are drawbacks, disadvantages, this is "evil", etc.  I
>     >> only wanted to know what ways there are to add such a hook if it is
>     >> possible without altering the C source for python itself.
> 
>     Josiah> Ambiguities during execution are bad.  I've got two functions
>     Josiah> Foo and foO, if I type in foo, what did I mean?
> 
> I didn't interpret the OP's question as wanting to automatically map Foo to
> foO, but to give the user a more helpful error message, suggesting other
> candidate names which he might have mistyped.

That could be useful, if what you say is actually what he meant.

  - Josiah



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