|Subject:||Re: [aspell-devel] Is Aspell Still Relevant in Light of Hunspell?|
|Date:||Wed, 10 Oct 2007 12:29:17 -0700|
Since hunspell comes out it seams like no one cares much about Aspell. For
example, it seams that RedHat wants to completely eliminate all spell
checkers except Hunspell:
Originally Hunspell was designed to replace MySpell in OpenOffice however
since then it has become an independent spell checker with many of the
same features of Ispell/Aspell. Although it is never explicitly states
the Hunspell is intended as a better Aspell (in fact they hardly mention
Aspell at all), it is in a prime position to completely replace Aspell.
In fact the most recent version even has support for "dictionary based
phonetic suggestion" [Hunspell ChangeLog].
So the question is: Do You think Aspell is still relevant in light of
I have my own option on the matter but I thought I would post to
aspell-devel first to get others opinions. I might also post this to
Thanks in advance.
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