The Spelling request allows you to retrieve spelling suggestions from the spelling database. This chapter explains how the request works, including arguments and their values. It contains the following sections:
You must escape reserved characters to use them in argument values, although they are sometimes shown unescaped for readability. See Reserved Characters and Escape Values.
Spelling syntax: The end user searches on the words "monkeys" and "giraffes". You send the following to the BOSS:
BOSS finds a suggestion and returns the following lines in XML, indicating that the new spelling is a suggestion:
The SPELL request returns the following fields:
The actual spelling suggestion.