[plt-scheme] error message for case-sensitivity

From: Neil W. Van Dyke (neil at neilvandyke.org)
Date: Tue May 25 23:27:02 EDT 2004

John Clements <clements at brinckerhoff.org> writes at 10:54 25-May-2004 -0400:
> You could go even further with this.  I can imagine a system that would
> 1) check for similar re-casings of the identifier, and suggested them 
> to the user.
> 2) if this doesn't work, ask the user whether this was supposed to 
> refer to a user-defined or library procedure.
> 3) If a user-defined procedure, allow the user to browse a list of the 
> user-defined procedures.
> I'm not sure what kind of research there is in here, but it seems 
> do-able.

Could be spun as part of programming environments HCI research, except I
think I've seen it done before (call it "spelling corrector", "fuzzy
completion", or "info retrieval"), in a Smalltalk or Lisp system.

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