Re: Spell checking in GNOME 2
- From: Radek Doulík <rodo ximian com>
- To: Paolo Maggi <maggi athena polito it>
- Cc: martine cs washington edu, desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Spell checking in GNOME 2
- Date: 13 Sep 2002 10:27:13 -0400
On Pá, 2002-09-13 at 06:40, Paolo Maggi wrote:
> Hi Martin, Radek,
> I'm working on a spell checker solution for gedit
> (http://www.gnome.org/~paolo/screenshots/spell-checker.png) to be
> included in the GNOME 2.2 releases.
Why not to use just gnome-spell? It's already ported to GNOME 2, so it
looks like wasted effort.
AFAIK evolution 1.4 (gnome 2 port) will stay with gnome spell anyway.
> Speaking on IRC with the GNOME release team, they suggested me to
> contact you in order to try to join our efforts and propose a generic
> spell checking solution for GNOME (to be included in libegg).
> According to them (and me), it should be a gtk+/glib/gobject only
> You can see my current code (partially unfinished) in gedit/plugin/spell
> (CVS HEAD).
> I have developed a spell checker class (whose API is quite similar to
> the gnome-spell interface) called gedit-spell-checker and a generic
> spell checker dialog called gedit-spell-checker-dialog.
> ATM, my solution is based on pspell .12.2 but I think we should base it
> on the new GNU aspell (the new API supports filters and let you manage
> the personal dictionary too).
> I am looking forward to hearing from you.
> P.S. I'm planning to patch gtkspell in order to use my spell checker
> Paolo Maggi E-mail: maggi athena polito it
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Radek Doulík <rodo ximian com>
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