Improve our spell checker offering on Mac

Tim Guan-tin Chien timdream at mozilla.com
Sat Dec 24 07:36:34 UTC 2016


I've find the first one after I decided to intentionally collect them. Will
put them here:

https://public.etherpad-mozilla.org/p/humspell-v-s-osxspell

On Sat, Dec 24, 2016 at 2:11 PM, Tim Guan-tin Chien <timdream at mozilla.com>
wrote:

> 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 gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> 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 mozilla.com
>> > 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:
>>> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=86886
>>>
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>>
>>
>> --
>> Ehsan
>>
>
>
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