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  • RE: Owning the Spelling Suggestion Feature

    After this discussion of phonetic algorythms that we have been having, I cannot believe that I just ran across this:

    http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/cgi/news/release?id=189324

    The gist of the article is that the US...

  • RE: Owning the Spelling Suggestion Feature

    I have really enjoyed reading this thread. Mike C especially has been extremely enlightening. What I take from his expertise is that there are numerous phonetic matching algorithms,...

  • RE: Owning the Spelling Suggestion Feature

    I think a hash table would be a much better implementation. It would be hugely faster, and if the word doesn't hash, it would be easy to grab all...

  • RE: DIY

    I agree with your implicit thesis that we tech geeks are by nature curious problem solvers that tend to DIY. However, and this is a big however, in my...

  • RE: Who is "the IT guy?"

    To everyone who knows me, I am the IT guy. I am so NOT the IT guy. I can barely spell the word 'network'. I know that...

  • RE: Scary Questions

    You should be very afraid. I have worked at many shops where nobody knew the value of a DBA or what one could do for them. There are...

  • RE: Double Check

    I believe that performing tech transfer to my teammates is part of my professional responsibility. I have even gotten jobs to perform precisely that task. I do not...

  • RE: The Bulldogs

    This is by far one of my favorite subjects. I once worked at a huge IT company that will remain nameless (EDS). The failed project went for seven...

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