hunspell VS spylls

Compare hunspell vs spylls and see what are their differences.

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hunspell spylls
15 1
1,683 249
2.1% -
3.6 0.0
14 days ago 3 months ago
C++ Python
GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only Mozilla Public License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of hunspell. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-01.


Posts with mentions or reviews of spylls. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-01-06.
  • Rebuilding the most popular spellchecker. Part 1
    4 projects | | 6 Jan 2021
    Currently, Spylls has ≈1.5k lines of library code in 14 files. It conforms (with some reservations) to all Hunspell's integrational tests. Those tests look like a set of files each, consisting of "test dictionary + what words should be considered good, what words should be considered bad, what should be suggested instead of the bad words", and there are 127 of such sets to pass. There are 2 thousand comment lines in the code, explaining thoroughly every detail of the algorithm and rendered at the Spylls documentation site; note that besides docstrings at the beginning of each class and method, there are also inline comments in code—that's why the documentation site uses custom theme with inline "Show code" feature.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing hunspell and spylls you can also consider the following projects:

SymSpell - SymSpell: 1 million times faster spelling correction & fuzzy search through Symmetric Delete spelling correction algorithm

nuspell - 🖋️ Fast and safe spellchecking C++ library

spellsitter.nvim - Treesitter powered spellchecker

WeCantSpell.Hunspell - A port of Hunspell v1 for .NET and .NET Standard

JamSpell - Modern spell checking library - accurate, fast, multi-language

cspell - A Spell Checker for Code!

vim-abolish - abolish.vim: easily search for, substitute, and abbreviate multiple variants of a word

vim-litecorrect - Lightweight auto-correction for Vim

abbrev-man.nvim - 🍍 A NeoVim plugin for managing vim abbreviations.

dictionaries - Hunspell dictionaries in UTF-8

typos - Source code spell checker

nspell - 📝 Hunspell compatible spell-checker