Re: Out-of-the-box broken spell-check with desktop spin
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On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 5:21 PM, Elad Alfassa <elad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:It shouldn't be needed, dictionaries should be installed when a user
> On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 6:59 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Caolán McNamara (caolanm@xxxxxxxxxx) said:
>> > > It's also pretty unclear how to add dictionaries should you discover
>> > > they aren't there (maybe some packagekit integration needed?):
>> > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750986
>> > It might be nice to have a spell(:lang=XX) provides in rpm to enable
>> > prompting and auto-install of dictionaries for a language if missing and
>> > spelling is requested, e.g hunspell-en installed, but locale is de_DE
>> > and spellchecking in gedit/libreoffice is activated => hunspell-de (or
>> > German Support Collection) is suggested for installation.
>> The yum-langpacks plugin will pull in the proper dictionaries when
>> is installed if you're installing in a particular language - where we
>> fall down a bit is how to handle the 'I want to install language support
>> later" case.
> Maybe we should have a GUI for this in GNOME, under the Language and Region
> control panel, that will allow adding or removing spellcheck dictionaries
> easily via packagekit.
> (You don't really expect new users to know what hunspell or aspell are,
adds language support, the dictionaries should be part of the language
groups. If that doesn't happen there's bugs in out language support in
the yum-langpacks plugin or the packaging of dictionaries and they
should be fixed.
But from the original mail from Mo it looks like the US dictionaries
should be there already.
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