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Re: Anyone have flyspell + autocorrect working?

From: Tory S. Anderson
Subject: Re: Anyone have flyspell + autocorrect working?
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 05:57:54 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

> on-the-fly spellcheck is a dubious idea to begin with
You realize you are upsetting the entire industry standard of Word Processors 
out there, right? :) I have long agreed with you and used that one-check method 
for my LaTeX writing; but FlySpell generally "just works" and has proven very 
useful for things I forget to ispell, like emails and note pages (where later 
coming back to typos is more distracting to me than correcting them 
immediately). "Just works", that is, until you try to complement it's 
look-behind with the AC-ispell "look-ahead". 

Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (Tory S. Anderson) writes:
>> I find that trying to have both flyspell and
>> autocorrect-ispell working in the same buffer
>> results in unusably slow autocorrect behavior; if I
>> start a word, it takes up to 5 second for a
>> suggestion to appear. I am using the hunspell
>> dictionary for both. Upon disabling flyspell,
>> ac-ispell works fine. Anyone have these two working
>> in tandem? How did you do it?
> No, but on-the-fly spellcheck is a dubious idea to
> begin with, at least with the dictionaries I've seen.
> I have the iamerican-insane for ispell but it seems
> "insane" is meant literally because that's what you
> get if you would use it on-the-fly as there are so
> many words, acronyms, "fun" spellings, etc. missing.
> It is very annoying to have your flow of
> typing/thoughts stop and reset all the time,
> especially if the word that did it isn't even
> incorrectly spelled or actually that unusual at all!
> But even for sensible catches it is much better to
> just type and think, type and think, and when done,
> *then* spellcheck, once.

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