[Mageia-dev] [Mageia-Private] Consolidation of the spelling tools in Mageia

Thomas Spuhler thomas at btspuhler.com
Wed Dec 21 15:21:21 CET 2011

On Wednesday, December 21, 2011 12:15:00 AM you wrote:
> Hello!
> Excuse me for using you e-mail address directly, I'm sending BCC to
> every person who commented on the subject "Consolidation of the spelling
> tools in Mageia" in the Mageia-Dev mailing-list. I'm doing it, because
> the mailing-list isn't accessible and there is no ETA on resolving it.
> There was a discuss on
> 1) preparing policies on hunspell-dictionaries
> 2) deprecate and kill myspell in Mga2
> 3) changing the default path of dictionaries, from /usr/share/myspell to
> /usr/share/hunspell (and to keep backward compatibility links in myspell
> directory)
> 4) to provide "enchant-dictionary" and "hunspell-dictionary" by every
> hunspell-dictionary
> So finally, I've prepared a first version of the policy
> https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Hunspell-dictionary_policy
> If you like, please tell me your comments of it. Is it right? (Also: is
> the .spec correct?) When everything will be accepted then every
> hunspell-dictionary will be updated  according to the policy.
> PS. The changes of enchant will be proposed or accepted later, Funda has
> already prepared the package.

I strongly suggest to obsolete aspell as well. It doesn't have a maintainer.

Best regards
Thomas Spuhler

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