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SubjectRe: [RFC] Fix typos
On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 23:29, Phillip Lougher <phil.lougher@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 8:31 PM, Lucas De Marchi
> <lucas.de.marchi@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 16:18, Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> wrote:
>
>>> I'm not so sure about "is rose up" being better.  and what about "ar"?
>>
>> I'm only changing words with 3 chars or more, because otherwise I
>> would have a lot of false positives, but I think I can add this word
>> without much trouble.
>>
>
> The problem with "ar" is it is too short to know for certain what it
> should be...  "ar" though likely a typo for "are" could also be a typo
> for e.g. "arm", "arc", "arg", "ark", and "arp".
>
> Perhaps in this and similar cases the script should flag these errors
> for human attention rather than automatically fixing them.

Yes, after enabling it I've saw a lot of false positives and wrong
fixes. Even cases where "ar" was the correct one, referring to the ar
tool.

Now, I put this together with other warnings.



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