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bug#23097: 24.5; ispell.el: lines with both CASECHARS and NOT-CASECHARS
bug#23097: 24.5; ispell.el: lines with both CASECHARS and NOT-CASECHARS get sent to the spell checker
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 19:15:14 +0300
> From: Stefan Kangas <email@example.com>
> Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 21:22:24 -0700
> Cc: Nikolay Kudryavtsev <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
> Eli Zaretskii <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> From: Nikolay Kudryavtsev <email@example.com>
> >> Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 21:11:19 +0300
> >> Each entry ispell-dictionary-alist has elements called CASECHARS and
> >> NOT-CASECHARS. They are used for defining what gets sent to the spell
> >> checker and what does not.
> >> One use case for them is that, if you have two dictionaries for
> >> languages with totally different alphabets, you can spellcheck a file
> >> where both languages are mixed together. In theory.
> > Don't you need to restart the spell-checker each time you switch the
> > dictionaries? AFAIK, only Hunspell supports such mixed
> > spell-checking, and with Hunspell you don't need to break the line
> > into separate words in that case. With any other spell-checker, you
> > need to restart it whenever you switch languages.
> It seems like this is a limitation of external software then, and not in
> Emacs? Should this therefore be closed, or is there anything more to do
Yes, I think we should close this issue.