[bksvol-discuss] Don't trust those spell checkers!

  • From: "mickey" <micka@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2004 22:55:47 -0400

There's been some discussion about scanning books and running them through
the spell checkers. If the book gets a high rating, we assume good scans,
and may or may not read the books.
The validator may do the same thing, leaving such interesting lines as: "I
parked my ear in the parking lot." and others that don't come to mind right

I'm validating a book which has a lot of slight changes, and the ONLY way to
catch them is to read the book. Proper names which could be Cary or Gary,
street names which need checking, and ears which drive around the city of

I guess my point is really just not to trust our scanners and scanning
programs too far. These books still need to be read before we should put
them up for public consumption.


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