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Re: [aspell-devel] Help Save Aspell From being Removed from Fedora!

From: Kevin Scannell
Subject: Re: [aspell-devel] Help Save Aspell From being Removed from Fedora!
Date: Mon, 5 May 2008 06:56:28 -0500

On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 5:18 AM, Kevin Atkinson <address@hidden> wrote:
>  [This is a part rant, but posting anyway to hopefully get some feedback]
>  Based on it looks
> like Aspell is in real danger of being completely removed from Fedora in
> favor of standardizing every applications to use one Spell Checker for every
> language.  Even if it is not the best spell checker for the language.  For
> the English language I strongly believe Aspell is the best spell checker.
> I'm afraid that other Linux distributions may follow suit and Aspell may
> become completely unused, even though it is the best spell checker for the
> English language.
>   3) Am I overreacting.

I use Debian/Ubuntu so I can't comment on exactly what's going on at
Fedora.  I'd say, though, that you're right to at least be concerned.
  Would it be possible to update the numbers on the test page to compare the latest versions of aspell with
hunspell?   I think measuring relative speed and memory footprint
would be worthwhile too.


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