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Re: About how misspelled word are displayed


From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: About how misspelled word are displayed
Date: Sat, 13 May 2017 11:53:59 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

John Mastro <address@hidden> writes:

>> By the way flyspell isn't such a good idea. It is
>> disruptive to do this as you type. Better to focus
>> on typing (hands) and looking (eyes) and thinking
>> (brain). When you are done writing, you can do
>> ispell once. It also has different gears depending
>> on what buffer you are in - for example, in a code
>> buffer, only strings and comments are checked.
>
> FWIW, flyspell also has that feature,
> `flyspell-prog-mode'.

Okay, flyspell is probably not bad in terms of its
technology, it is the idea that is perhaps not exactly
bad, but difficult to make work.

> I half-agree with you about on-the-fly spell
> checking, mostly because I find the inevitable false
> positives somewhat distracting.

That's exactly it.

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