Re: need dev hints

Ove Kaaven (
Tue, 22 Jun 1999 04:27:58 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 21 Jun 1999, Darren O. Benham wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 21, 1999 at 05:35:08PM +0200, Ove Kaaven wrote:
> > (And by the way, if I make it use the Norwegian ispell dictionary, why
> > aren't the Norwegian 8-bit (iso-8859-1) characters handled right? Well,
> > *I* can live without, since my own brain's spellchecker happens to be
> > even better than what a machine could provide, but it's a minus in
> > abiword's show-off value when I want to show my colleagues what you can
> > do with linux...)
> What do you mean by "not handled right"? What's happening? The ispell
> spelling package is a fickle beast but I don't see why it can't handle 8
> bit characters properly.

Well, just that if I write a normal word with such a character in it, like
"år", "går", etc, then it's marked as a spelling mistake.

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