[squeak-dev] The Inbox: EToys-kfr.374.mcz

Nicolas Cellier nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com
Thu Jan 2 21:51:48 UTC 2020

I did that in VW too in the late 90s.
I think that I used GNU aspell if I remember correctly.
Using cygwin/mingw makes it available for windows.
It is LGPL, so should be OK for distributing a plugin.

But here, we're only speaking of Squeak code edition, and Symbol allSymbols
should give enough feedback.

Le jeu. 2 janv. 2020 à 22:27, tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> a écrit :

> > On 2020-01-02, at 12:32 PM, Thiede, Christoph <
> Christoph.Thiede at student.hpi.uni-potsdam.de> wrote:
> >
> > It's time to finally integrate a spellcheck implementation into Trunk
> ... :-)
> John McIntosh & I did that 15 years ago as part of the Sophie project.
> Well, we made connections to host spelling check systems, not implemented
> on in Smalltalk.
> On a Mac it worked really well since the OS has a pretty good spelling
> checker provided by default. On Windows (as of 2004 or so) you had to
> handle *not* having a spell check installed - it came as part of Office.
> Which, yes, a lot of people had but not all. On *nix... I don't remember.
> Generically I think it would be great. Implementing a good one in
> Smalltalk... would be a fascinating student thesis project and I encourage
> someone to do it.
> tim
> --
> tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
> Useful random insult:- A gross ignoramus -- 144 times worse than an
> ordinary ignoramus.
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