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SpellingCow followup

Tuesday, September 5th, 2006

Just got the following message from Craig Nuttall, the creator of SpellingCow, as a comment to my LiteSpellChecker post:

Hello All. Right now I am spell checking this message as I type. I am the creator of SpellingCow ( http://www.spellingcow.com ). I would like to thank Emil for his hard work as he inspired my creation. […]


Monday, September 4th, 2006

Browsed slashdot earlier today, and saw a post about SpellingCow, a remotely hosted ajax spell checker.
My initial reaction was “cool, someone picked up on my ajax spell checker idea and made something useful out of it”.
However as soon as I tried it I noticed a remarkable resemblance to the LiteSpellChecker component I wrote, as a […]