Re: [gtk-list] Re: Spel cheker

On Tue, 14 Jul 1998, O'CONNOR, Steve wrote:

> Would it not be best to have a 'spell-server' that listens on a socket,
> or lives as a corba object that you send text to, and it returns a list
> of words, each containing a list of corrections ?
> Any network aware process could then use it.

Ispell works like that, except over pipes. You redirect stdin and stdout,
fire up ispell and feed it your words. This is even more general than
sockets (I'm not aware of any Unix that doesn't have pipes. ;-) )


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