Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#3273 new enhancement

misspellings ruin search

Reported by: Kerridge Owned by: geocoding@…
Priority: minor Milestone: Wishlist
Component: nominatim Version:
Keywords: Cc:

Description

little misspellings ruin search -> engine should look for similar names and ask "did you mean...?" (like in Wikipedia)

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by TomH

  • Owner changed from openstreetmap@… to geocoding@…

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by lonvia

  • Priority changed from major to minor

see also #4771

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by yvecai

Not that I'm able to get involved in Nominatim, but maybe postgres extension pg_trgm could help in solving this issue.

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.1/static/pgtrgm.html

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