Re: Spell checking identifiers

"Derek M. Jones" <derek@_NOSPAM_knosof.co.uk.invalid>
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 11:02:21 +0100

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From: "Derek M. Jones" <derek@_NOSPAM_knosof.co.uk.invalid>
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Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 11:02:21 +0100
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Johann,


> So, without going through the source of rustc to find out, I'm curious
> about what general techniques people use to make this work?  In particu-
> lar the Damerau–Levenshtein distance algorithm is not appropriate for
> dictionary lookups, as far as I know.


More than you probably wanted to know:
http://www.coding-guidelines.com/cbook/sent792.pdf


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Derek M. Jones
blog:shape-of-code.coding-guidelines.com



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