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Re: Bug#627079: tasksel: Drop dependencies on some dictionaries (ispell)


Holger Wansing <linux@wansing-online.de> wrote:
> "Nelson A. de Oliveira" <naoliv@debian.org> wrote:
> > I was seeing that on newly installed systems, both ispell and aspell are
> > installed.
> > >From ispell's NEWS.Debian (version 3.3.02-4) we have:
> > 
> > =====
> >   This is the latest, and most probably the last, upstream version of ispell.
> >   Support for HTML or TeX files checking was slightly improved, limited support
> >   for UTF-8 in American and British dictionaries was added (`ispell -T utf8'),
> >   and plenty of old bugs were fixed.
> Situation hasn't improved in the past 7 years, so ispell seems orphaned 
> upstream.
> Should we drop the depends for it now (at least, where aspell is there as
> an alternative) ?

This has already been fixed in the meantime.

So closing this bug.

Holger Wansing <hwansing@mailbox.org>
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