An attempt to port Norvig's spell-checker to Emacs Lisp.
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SPEL-CHEK

This is a simple spell-checker, written in Emacs Lisp. Right now it is essentially a (bad?) translation of the Python code by Peter Norvig, discussed here. Certainly it runs much more slowly.

Also, it doesn’t currently export any user-accessible functionality, and needs to be loaded into *ielm*, at which point you can play with various functions, etc. In other words, it’s an ‘alpha’ project that’s still under development. There’s enough here to start playing with, though. It even corrects a few simple spelling errors.

The name spel-chek is a reference to the fact that this is an incomplete or otherwise less-featureful checker than others. In large part it is a pet project where I learn more about Lisp programming. It’s also a mis-spelled word in its own right. Funny stuff, I know.