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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc]built-in support for dictionary words
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-28 07:58:50

On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 4:47 AM, kannan venkat <kvenkan_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Thus i think it might be useful. I plan to provide
> *support for list of all meaningful words .
> *efficient methods to search if a string is a valid english word.
> *advanced searched options for checking if a given string is a substring is
> of any valid english word in an efficient manner.
> *methods to check if any anagram of a given string is a valid english word.
> could you tell me if this will be a useful contribution & give suggestions
> if there can be any other useful feature related to this.

One of the most likely applications would be a spelling checker. Thus you
might want to consider the needs of spelling checkers in the requirements.

Another concern is internationalization. Thus a need to work on string types
other than char.



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