Out-of-the-box broken spell-check with desktop spin

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Wed Aug 1 15:59:21 UTC 2012

Caolán McNamara (caolanm at redhat.com) said: 
> > It's also pretty unclear how to add dictionaries should you discover
> > they aren't there (maybe some packagekit integration needed?):
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750986
> It might be nice to have a spell(:lang=XX) provides in rpm to enable
> prompting and auto-install of dictionaries for a language if missing and
> spelling is requested, e.g hunspell-en installed, but locale is de_DE
> and spellchecking in gedit/libreoffice is activated => hunspell-de (or
> German Support Collection) is suggested for installation.

The yum-langpacks plugin will pull in the proper dictionaries when hunspell
is installed if you're installing in a particular language - where we
fall down a bit is how to handle the 'I want to install language support
later" case.


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