[arch-dev-public] adding hunspell-xx packages

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Thu Dec 30 07:38:16 EST 2010

On 12/30/2010 01:31 PM, Andreas Radke wrote:
> Right now we don't have modern dictionaries packaged. People use AUR
> packages or poor OpenOffice extensions that cannot be used for other
> apps. The proper way is to have hunspell-xx packages providing a
> dictionary, thesaurus and hyphenation data files.

i pretty much felt like this when we had spell packages for thunderbird 
after i added hunspell support.

> I'm going to add a base set of hunspell-{en,de,foo} packages to
> testing. A common PKGBUILD doesn't make much sense because the
> upstream sources are maintained in different countries and releases
> come at different time.
i would add hunspell-ro

> This way we can make use of the packages in OOo/LibO, enchant and
> Mozilla's FF/TB/SM packages. The files will go
> into  /usr/share/hunspell/xx_XX with symlinks
> to /usr/share/myspell/dicts/xx-XX for historical reason.



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