|Subject:||bug#17742: Acknowledgement (Support for enchant?)|
|Date:||Sun, 18 Dec 2016 23:39:54 +0000|
> From: Reuben Thomas <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 18:26:43 +0000
> Cc: address@hidden
> I understand that Enchant doesn't yet support these features, but in
> that case we must provide our users with some way of customizing these
> settings, we cannot silently use defaults that are most probably
> inappropriate, even if they are 90% correct.
> The way to customize it is surely the same as currently, namely to customize ispell-dictionary-alist?
That's okay, but then ispell.el shouldn't be generating dictionary
entries, but instead should leave that to the user, as we do with
> Given that even management of personal word lists needs a patch to Enchant, it seems to me better to first
> try to engage with the Enchant maintainers on this. There's also one obvious question, namely, what do other
> Enchant users do? Enchant is used in Abiword (free word processor), Pidgin (free IM client) etc. So, I shall
> look into this.
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