|Summary:||replace words with Moby?|
|Product:||[Retired] Red Hat Linux||Reporter:||Adrian Likins <alikins>|
|Component:||words||Assignee:||Eido Inoue <havill>|
|Status:||CLOSED RAWHIDE||QA Contact:||David Lawrence <dkl>|
|Version:||7.2||CC:||aleksey, herrold, mattdm|
|Fixed In Version:||3-1||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2004-11-08 17:32:40 UTC||Type:||---|
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Description Adrian Likins 2002-03-19 00:53:22 UTC
the public domain word list at: http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/research/ilash/Moby/ It's "official" word list seems to be about twice as big as the current words file. Perhaps worth investigating?
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2002-03-19 21:30:04 UTC
Hardly anything uses the package anyway... it's not used as a spelling dictionary, for one. Any reason why we need to keep it?
Comment 2 Adrian Likins 2002-03-19 22:07:50 UTC
suspect there are a fair amount of 3rd party/perl scripts/etc that use it. I seem to recall some griping when it moved to /usr/share/ I use it occasionally with `look foobar` or just grepping it to find proper spelling, but I have no idea how common that useage is. does lsb require it?
Comment 3 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2002-08-09 22:56:33 UTC
We'll stay with the current one for now.
Comment 4 Matthew Miller 2002-11-07 20:35:18 UTC
Could we get this changed from "wontfix" to "later" or something? The current word list *really* does suck -- it's full of arbitrary omissions. See bug #77071 for some random examples. I'll not reopen this myself, but I hope you will consider doing so. The SCOWL project -- already used by aspell -- seems like it'd provide a good alternative. (It'd be kind of nice for the word list to actually line up with the words being used by the spellchecker....) http://wordlist.sourceforge.net/
Comment 5 Elliot Lee 2004-08-04 15:06:02 UTC
Not much of a reason not to update to a better list!
Comment 6 Elliot Lee 2004-08-04 15:06:53 UTC
*** Bug 77071 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 7 R P Herrold 2005-03-30 15:22:12 UTC
Strangely, the bugzilla was not updated to reflect this change being applied: words-3.0-5 ----------- * Tue Mar 29 2005 Karel Zak <email@example.com> 3-2 - replace word list with much better Moby Project words list (#61395) - revise %description; ispell/aspell no longer uses words