Re: The Second Great Spelling Check (Re: Package descriptions and making them better)
Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com> writes:
> On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 12:20:38PM +0300, Richard Braakman wrote:
> > I used ispell + some scripts which would exctract the Description from
> > control files. After the spelling check I used a text editor to further
> > correct the ones that had spelling mistakes (on the theory that errors
> > travel in groups). Then I used templates to turn the diffs into
> > bugreports. See bug#18878 (archived) for a simple example, and #18914 for
> > a more complex one. I've had no negative reactions about them, and all of
> > those bugs have been closed by now.
> I wrote a patch to make ispell smart about the Debian control file format
> (see bug #119782), seeded the dictionary with package names and parts
> thereof, and in chunks over the course of the past month and a half,
> spell-checked my entire available file. The diff is available at:
> I would appreciate some feedback before I start filing bugs. I used the
> following guidelines in my corrections:
Fixed sympa and wwsympa.
Thanks a lot.
Jérôme Marant <firstname.lastname@example.org>