Whitelists and Fuzzy

René Berber r.berber at computer.org
Wed Aug 22 21:00:14 IST 2007

Denis Beauchemin wrote:

> I have the same problem with someone's sig that triggers on "cialis"
> even though the pic says "social services".  On another occasion I
> reported a bug on the wiki and never got any feedback.  I am thinking
> about dropping this plugin...

That's easy to fix, in FuzzyOcr.words change the line to:


Just to make the answer complete, most people probably already know this, the
above tells FuzzyOcr to match with high certainty; the example you name does
have 5 of the 6 letters of the word in order, so it is no wonder it matches --
you may even have to lower the 0.1 to 0.01 .

In general I use a changed word list with short words and a few other words that
are (mis)matched easily using the lower fuzzy factor (higher certainty).  A few
other words I use with a high fuzzy factor.
René Berber

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