Projects / Hspell


Hspell is a Hebrew linguistic project. It features a Hebrew spell-checker, and aims to use the databases and algorithms developed as a morphology engine (for example, for search engines), and in the future for advanced things like Hebrew speech synthesis.

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Recent releases

  •  28 Feb 2012 21:42

    Release Notes: This release continues to enlarge Hspell's vocabulary and improve its accuracy, continues to document Hspell's spelling standard, and fixes various bugs. The license was switched from the GPL to the AGPL. This means that using Hspell to provide closed-source online services is no longer acceptable. Contact the authors if you do need to use Hspell in closed-source software or online services.

    •  31 Dec 2009 12:41

      Release Notes: This release continues to enlarge Hspell's vocabulary (by 900 more base words), and improves its accuracy. For the first time, it also includes a detailed document about Hspell's spelling standard.

      •  16 May 2006 12:06

        Release Notes: In this version, Hspell's vocabulary has grown by 1,500 more base words, reaching a total of over 22,500. This vocabulary is now considered to be mature and large enough to satisfy most users. As usual, this version also features other improvements and bugfixes.

        •  12 Jan 2005 22:02

          Release Notes: This release enlarges its vocabulary by 2,500 more base words, getting closer to the goal of full coverage of the modern Hebrew language. Other improvements include the enabling of the "add word" feature of the ispell interface, and many bugfixes.

          •  21 Jun 2004 18:26

            Release Notes: This release continues to enlarge Hspell's vocabulary (about 2,000 base words added), and to improve portability and performance. It can also be used to build a Hebrew dictionary for the upcoming version of Aspell.


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