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Re: Spell checker



Wright

I was asking to see if any one had them in a file or list they could
download to me. Maybe this would be a good project for a CD to have both the
spelling and pronunciation on it for sale by the AKA.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Wright Huntley" <jwwiii at pacbell_net>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Monday, July 22, 2002 7:27 PM
Subject: Re: Spell checker


>
>
> Al Anderson wrote:
> > Is there an easy way too add the KMI list to the spell checker?
>
> Generic answer is probably no.
>
> Do you want it to handle the collection locations? ;-) They are all in
> the Huber Killi-Data ("dead-tree" version) AFAIK. Codes are in the
> Langton "Collections" booklet.
>
> Basically, you must reduce it from the tables it is organized in, now,
> to a simple list of text words. The method from there may be dependent
> on your particular e-mail editor and spelling "dictionary" and will vary
> from one to the other a bit.
>
> Good luck,
>
> Wright
>
> PS. As I recall, Dr. Thuan Nguyen did the entry lists for our WCW
> software and there were a *lot* of exceptions from KMI 4 needed to
> handle new species, "sp. affinis" descriptions, etc. I was amazed at how
> much trouble he (and before him, the late Al Castro) had trying to get
> it right!
>
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