Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 101529
Severn: aspell-pl unavailable.
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:37:51 EDT
Description of problem:
Would it be possible to add the Polish dictionary to the distribution?
aspell-pl available is far from being complete but it is still much better than
switching components so it gets considered
Original package is located in the usual place - see updated URL.
There is alternative (On March 10, 2004, this dictionary became the
official Polish aspell dictionary.) aspell-pl (a lot better then old
It would be nice to add this package to Fedora Core 3. There is a lot
of free space on 4th CD :-)
Well, I know that developers are rather busy and Fedora is trying to
be a community project so I prepared a spec file :) I copied relevant
bits from other aspel-XX packages and one line from Marcin Garski spec
I have to add, that this package was available in RedHat 7.0, but it
was removed from 7.1. I presume that it was license issue - in
previous version of the dictionary author and copyright terms were
As it was mentioned above, we have now new and much better dictionary,
which is licensed under a Creative Commons ShareAlike License.
On this site http://www.fsf.org/licenses/licenses.html#OtherWorks they
urge "to include a copy of the license with the work, for every work,
all the time", so I used %doc macro (the only thing which differs this
package from other Fedora aspell-XX packages). Hmm... I have also
doubts as to which README file should be included... Well, the choice
is up to you :)
And the last but not least thing, are these packages really
architecture dependent? How about adding
to the spec files (I found it in yum.spec)?
Created attachment 101767 [details]
Proposal spec file for aspell-pl
Appears to be fixed.