Improve our spell checker offering on Mac

Tim Guan-tin Chien timdream at mozilla.com
Sat Dec 24 08:06:20 UTC 2016


On Sat, Dec 24, 2016 at 3:50 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
>
> On 12/23/16 11:36 PM, Tim Guan-tin Chien wrote:
>>
>> https://public.etherpad-mozilla.org/p/humspell-v-s-osxspell
>
>
> So for the example given so far:
>
>   cesee cease cheese
>
> is the idea that the first word is what was typed, the second is what Hunspell offered in Firefox and the last is what OSX offered?

The order is correct but my example was wrong, sorry.
For this case:

Type: cesee
Firefox offers: cheese
OSX offers: cease

>
> Because I just tried to see what options I get offered for "cesee" in various programs on Mac.  Safari offers "cheese".  Thunderbird offer "cheese".  Firefox nightly offers "cheese"...
>

Safari offers "cease" on my Mac (10.12.2). I tried it with

data:text/html,<textarea>cesee</textarea>

> -Boris
>
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