X-Message-Number: 10461
From: "Scott Badger" <>
Subject: Re: CryoNet #10453 - #10459
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 1998 07:59:25 -0500

My apologies for the following post. It was intended for a 
different list.

>Message #10458
>From: "Scott Badger" <>
>Subject: Intelligent word processors
>Date: Tue, 22 Sep 1998 19:42:46 -0500
>Could one of you from the software clan enlighten me?
>How far away are we from developing a word processor
>with the ability to "learn" the common mistakes made by 
>the user.  For example, I often mistakenly type "wtih" 
>instead of "with".  Seems like after a few spell check 
>sessions, the program should learn to automatically 
>scan the text, recognize my idiosyncratic mistakes,
>and make the necessary corrections.  Much less time
>would be spent spell checking.  Just an idea that will 
>hopefully make some extropian rich and me less 

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