|SPELLINTIAN(1)||Debian Package Checker||SPELLINTIAN(1)|
NAME¶spellintian - simple spellchecker based on Lintian's data files
SYNOPSIS¶spellintian [--picky] [text-file...]
DESCRIPTION¶The spellintian command parses one or more text files for spelling mistakes. It uses the same spellcheck algorithm and data set as lintian.
If no file is specified on the command line, this command expects its input on stdin.
- Also use the "picky" data set on top of the regular spelling
data set. The "picky" data set also includes a lot of
capitalization related rules (like spelling "Debian" with an
Note however that these checks can have false positives. As an example, consider the following those uses of Python "the python binary" (e.g. /usr/bin/python) and "the Python language". The --picky option will unconditionally flag the use of "python" in the first case as bad despite being correct.
- -h, --help
- Display usage information and exit.
- Print a version banner and exit.
AUTHORS¶Niels Thykier <email@example.com> (wrote the manpage)
Jakub Wilk <firstname.lastname@example.org> (wrote the program)