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Re: [swish-e] checking spelling errors + bug with -k

From: at <Peter>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 06:28:18 -0600
Frances Coakley wrote on 1/14/12 12:01 PM:
> portmanteau of queries
> (a) has development of 2.4.7 now totally stopped - if so is there a new 
> version that will run nicely under various windows and debian derived 
> packages (Mint11 is current flavour of month)

No one I know (including me) is doing any dev work on the 2.x branches.

> (b) does the -k flag ignore the -f as only way I can get it to work is 
> to copy my index files to default names

I've no idea. I've never used -k.

> (c) is it possible to get a list of the more uncommon words from the 
> index - some versions ago I used to look at the less common and check 
> for spelling/ocr errors - does anyone have suggestions as to how to do 
> this now (I have mostly English (but from 17th C onwards) but some Latin 
> + some Manx (+ smatterings of French/German + many non-standard 
> abbreviations found in wills etc

You could adapt http://svn.swish-e.org/libswish3/trunk/perl/countwords.pl
to report on the least common word count rather than most common.

-- 
Peter Karman  .  http://peknet.com/  .  peter(at)not-real.peknet.com
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