pete at lcsql.com
Thu Sep 3 13:22:25 EDT 2015
There's a statement at the top of the free stuff page that is my feeble
attempt to let everyone know that the code is available for them to use in
any form they wish. It could certainly be improved. Does it need to be in
It seems really hard to give something away these days.
On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 9:56 AM Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com>
> Peter Haworth wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 9:13 AM Richard Gaskin wrote:
> >> Peter Haworth wrote:
> >>> The spell check algorithm catches that.
> >> Got one handy?
> > Yep. I guess it's not really a spell checker. It compares two words
> > to figure out how close they are in spelling so I suppose a spell
> > checker might use it to suggest correct spellings from a dictionary
> > having detected a misspelled word.
> > Download setlocals from http://www.lcsql.com/free-stuff.html. In the
> > main stack script, you'll find two handlers:
> > OptimalStringDistance and DamerauLevenshteinDIstance. I found
> > OptimalStringDistance to be the best fit for this application but the
> > other one works too.
> Thanks. Seems very useful, but I couldn't find licensing info there.
> What license is the code distributed undere? Public domain, MIT, GPL,
> something else?
> It would be helpful if all of us included licensing info in code we
> share so we can know how it can be used.
> I'm still retrofitting licensing into some of my old stuff myself, so I
> can appreciate the effort needed.
> Richard Gaskin
> Fourth World Systems
> Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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