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ispell-complete-word anomaly


From: Alex Schroeder
Subject: ispell-complete-word anomaly
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2001 23:37:18 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090004 (Oort Gnus v0.04) Emacs/21.1 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

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In GNU Emacs 21.1.1 (i686-pc-linux-gnu, X toolkit, Xaw3d scroll bars)
 of 2001-10-23 on confusibombus
Important settings:
  value of $LC_ALL: nil
  value of $LC_COLLATE: nil
  value of $LC_CTYPE: nil
  value of $LC_MESSAGES: nil
  value of $LC_MONETARY: nil
  value of $LC_NUMERIC: nil
  value of $LC_TIME: nil
  value of $LANG: de_CH
  locale-coding-system: iso-latin-1
  default-enable-multibyte-characters: t

Please describe exactly what actions triggered the bug
and the precise symptoms of the bug:

I start Emacs 21.1 with emacs -q, and set ispell-complete-word-dict
to my own wordlist, I have the following strange effect:

(setq ispell-complete-word-dict "/home/alex/.ispell_swiss_wordlist")

"Bew" gives me a long list of completions.
"Bewe" says "No match for ..."
"Bewei" gives me a long list of completions.

I then tried to narrow it down and found the following:

Assume the following word-list in a file, and set
ispell-complete-word-dict accordingly.

bewältigendes
bewarf
Beweis

"Bew" gives a list of completions,
"Bewe" gives a list of completions (the correct one).

Now remove one of the words:

bewältigendes
Beweis

"Bew" gives a list of completions,
"Bewe" gives "No match for ..."

I then tried to use the command line to see wether the sorting of the
file or the Umlauts were a problem:

~$ which look
/usr/bin/look
~$ look Bew ispell-test
~$ look Bewe ispell-test
~$ look -f Bew ispell-test
bewältigendes
Beweis
~$ look -f Bewe ispell-test
Beweis
~$ 

It seems that using no options, both lookups should fail, or if the -f
option is used, both lookups should succeed (as I expect them to).


Alex.
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