Re: GtkSpell problems
- From: Ross McFarland <rwmcfa1 neces com>
- To: Thierry Vignaud <tvignaud mandrakesoft com>
- Cc: gtk-perl-list <gtk-perl-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: GtkSpell problems
- Date: 07 Jul 2003 14:17:08 -0400
please remove gtk-perl-list from the to/cc on these messages as they do
not at all apply to gtk2-perl. this discussion (and possible suggested
changes as a result of it) would be entierly in the domain of GtkSpell,
the c library or even the backends, aspell/pspell/etc.
i probably should of run a spell check on this message. (now you know
why i implemented the bindings for it in the first place)
On Mon, 2003-07-07 at 12:44, Thierry Vignaud wrote:
René Seindal <rene seindal dk> writes:
1) Don't check words starting with digits. Pango might think
they are words, but I know they aren't :-)
what about mispelled words that begin with digits ?
eg 1etter for letter, ...
I hadn't thought about that. I think it is very unlikely, though.
it often happens when you use ocr for example ... :-(
I guess the real problem is in the back-end (aspell in my case)
which apparently marks text like 3rd, 1970s as misspelled. If you
have a lot of that in a text you have red lines all over.
humm. the ideal fix would be to allow \d+(rd|s|...)$ in aspell but
that may not be so easy (when you consider the lack of ispell addon
for building word list from automatic rules, affix, suffixes and
maybe adding a configuration value for this somewhere (gtkspell? perl
i do not know what's the way to go ...
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