Bug#832631: Please ship spell files

Josh Triplett josh at joshtriplett.org
Wed Jul 27 21:55:23 UTC 2016

On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 05:29:37PM -0400, James McCoy wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:43:58PM -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > Ideally, vim could use one of the many other sources of spelling information
> > available in Debian, rather than its own.  Vim's help files suggest that it can
> > use Hunspell files.
> Yes, that's what I'd like to have time to complete.  I was initially[1]
> trying to use libenchant since that gives the user more flexibility, but
> it doesn't fit well into Vim's expectations from the spell checker.

Vim's help files seem to suggest that Myspell/Hunspell files might work
directly; quoting spell.txt:
> Attempts have been made to keep this compatible with other spell
> checkers, so that the same files can often be used.  One other project
> that offers more than Myspell is Hunspell ( http://hunspell.sf.net ).

Does that not actually work?

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