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[aspell-devel] Re: [Aspell-user] Aspell Status Update as of February 12,
[aspell-devel] Re: [Aspell-user] Aspell Status Update as of February 12, 2004
Fri, 13 Feb 2004 11:34:30 -0500 (EST)
On Fri, 13 Feb 2004, Bill Moseley wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2004 at 02:43:46AM -0500, Kevin Atkinson wrote:
> > However, unlike Ispell, not every word list should be affix compressed.
> > That is because with Affix Compression soundslike lookup can, currently,
> > not be used. Aspell soundslike lookup is what makes Aspell such a
> > powerful spell checker when coming up with suggestions, and with out it
> > suggestion quality will suffer for non-phonetic languages such as English.
> Is there a mode to disable Affix Compression, say if you are more
> concerned with soundslike feature than dictionary size?
Yes. You must specifically enable it, even if you specify an affix file.