Bug#502654: hunspell-fr: French dictionary is not working for locales outside of France
Francois Marier wrote:
> On 2008-10-19 at 03:22:32, Rene Engelhard wrote:
> > > They apparently use the myspell dictionaires in /usr/share/myspell/dicts/
> > > and since hunspell-fr (rightfully) conflicts on myspell-fr, then the
> > > necessary dictionaires are missing in these other apps. Installing this
> > > patched hunspell-fr package fixes the problems.
> > myspell-fr and hunspell-fr come from different authors/source packages
> > etc.
> Sure, but hunspell-fr conflicts on myspell-fr and myspell-fr-gut so it has
> to provide the same dictionaries otherwise non-France users will be missing
> a dictionary.
Where did hunspell-fr claim it's drop-in replacement for myspell-fr? It
simply conflicts due to the filename.
> I should have been explained myself better here. The languages are so
> similar (same spelling and all) that the paper-based dictionaries from
> France are also used in other countries as well. The differences lie mostly
OK. That I wondered.
> Also, if you look at myspell-fr and myspell-fr-gut, they both use the same
> dictionary for all 5 locales . So I think that it's fine for hunspell-fr
> to do the same.
Already done so with the 3.0.0 packages, will add it to 2.4, too, but
getting the freeze exception is your job I guess ;)
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