From: Dom Lachowicz (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Nov 01 2003 - 11:23:02 EST
> - Bug 5527 affects at least Windows and Linux. It
> seems that in Abiword 2.0 we
> have lost/broken support for the way that certain
> hash files are compiled. The
> Spanish dictionary that we have in our homepage does
> not work properly in 2.0
> and the same hash works in 2.0. If anybody has an
> idea, it will be welcome.
I'm still not sure that this is a problem with
compiling the hash files. In short, we don't compile
the dictionaries. The .hash files that we have in
AbiWord 2.0 are identical to the ones from AbiWord
1.0, which means that if something no longer works,
it's a code regression and not a regression with a
> - The CVS module 'abispell' contains the affixes
> supossedly used to build the
> hash files but does not contain the dictionary files
> (usually .dic). Without
> them, we cannot build the hash files. Should not we
> add the dic files also? I
> can look into this if need it.
We don't build the hash files, nor should we. AbiSpell
contains only those files needed to make the
spellcheckers work - i.e. the hash files. This is a
convenience for our users and nothing more.
> - Some of the dictionaries are really old. For
> example, the Spanish one was
> made in 1996. There are much better versions now.
> The Catalan was also is very
> old. I think that they have to be updated.
Sure. Please update any .hash files that are out of
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