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Bug 5533 - Wikipedia should suggest alternate/correct word if searched with misspelled word
Wikipedia should suggest alternate/correct word if searched with misspelled word
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 974
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
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Reported: 2006-04-11 06:23 UTC by Sushil Chauhan
Modified: 2006-04-11 09:48 UTC (History)
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Description Sushil Chauhan 2006-04-11 06:23:38 UTC
Steps to reproduce : 
1) go to http://en.wikipedia.org
2) search for word 'Visconsin' (incorrect spelling for 'Wisconsin')
3) search result returned 0 records

4) Go to http://www.google.com
5) search for 'Visconsin'
6) Google search result says 'Did you mean: Wisconsin' apart from listing records 
for 'Visconsin'.

Expected Result : 
a) Wikipedia should return records for 'Visconsin' if there as well as suggest for 
proper word ('Wisconsin' here).

Remarks : In absence of this feature one have to go to say www.Google.com to get the 
properly spelled word and AGAIN search in Wikipedia to get the expected result.
Comment 1 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2006-04-11 09:48:14 UTC
see Bug 974: "Did you mean . . ." search feature

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 974 ***

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