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

Reinout van Schouwen reinout at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 10:28:23 CET 2011

Thomas Spuhler <thomas at ...> writes:

> > One other remark: Abiword depends on Enchant for its spellchecking
> > capabilities.

> I would support using one spell-checker. We don't have the bandwidth to do 
> both. We still have > 2000 packages without a maintainer.

Just to be clear here: Enchant isn't a full-fledged spell checker but a thin 
wrapper around one or more spell checkers such as aspell or hunspell.
As such, it requires very little maintenance in return for very 
useful functionality.


Reinout van Schouwen

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