Fedora I18n project meeting

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Wed Jan 21 07:41:50 UTC 2009


Jens Petersen wrote:
> The log of today's fedora-i81n meeting is now on
> 
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/I18N/Meetings/2009-01-20
> 
> if you missed it.

>From the log:
> <asgeirf> KDE4 had a feature called 'sonnet' which was supposed to do
> language detection and stuff... not sure if it was ever included though... 

Unfortunately, those features never got completed (mainly because Jacob
Rideout, who wanted to implement them, "vanished"). The Sonnet in KDE 4 is
mainly a port of KDE 3's KSpell2 with a slightly cleaned-up API. Features
beyond spellchecking may be added in a later 4.x release, but at the moment
they're just not there. :-( The algorithms which were supposed to be used
should be still there on developer blogs, but they haven't been implemented
in Sonnet.

        Kevin Kofler




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