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

Jakob Reschke forums.jakob at resfarm.de
Thu Jan 2 22:03:10 UTC 2020


We also did it with the Hunspell library as a student project in 2013.
It was called DicThesaurusRex and Michael Perscheid even announced it on
this list for us.
https://www.hpi.uni-potsdam.de/hirschfeld/trac/SqueakCommunityProjects/wiki/dicThesaurusRex


Am Do., 2. Jan. 2020 um 22:52 Uhr schrieb Nicolas Cellier <
nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com>:

> 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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