Improve our spell checker offering on Mac

Tim Guan-tin Chien timdream at
Sat Dec 24 06:11:18 UTC 2016

English. Hunspell couldn't find the correct spellings from many of my my
bad spellings where OSX spell could.

I am sorry that I couldn't give example at hand since Alfred doesn't keep a
long history of what's being typed.

On Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 10:14 PM, Ehsan Akhgari <ehsan.akhgari at>

> What is the concrete problem with Hunspell?  Is it missing words?  What
> language are you spell checking?
> On Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 2:00 AM, Tim Guan-tin Chien <timdream at>
> wrote:
>> I am consistently burned by our own hunspell and I found myself
>> copy-and-paste words to Alfred all the time just to get the right spelling
>> from osxspell. I am not sure if we have any studies on this (and maybe put
>> our spell checker onto the "great or dead" track).
>> This is the five digit bug to work on if we want to address it:
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> Ehsan
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