Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 137063
spell checking misses obvious misspellings frequently
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:53 EST
Description of problem:
When using Kate or Kmail (I assume they use aspell?), the spell
checker misses obvious misspellings frequently. Examples of
misspellings not flagged as incorrect include:
OpenOffice *does* catch them, so I have been using OpenOffice's spell
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I don't really know how to find this out. I'm using FC2 and keep
current with Yum.
When I enter the words above in Kate or Kmail and do a spell check, I
expect them to be flagged as misspelled. They are not.
current aspell on FC-2 does indeed catch gratefull and concurrant when
checking a text file from the command line, kmail, or from evolution
(with just in time spell checking)
correction: kmail unverified. confirmed aspell is behaving when called
standalone or from another app (evolution)
I checked this issue again to see if recent changes had made any
difference. They have not. kmail, kate, and kwrite still show the
Fedora Core 2 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for
security updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please
reopen and reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a
security issue and hasn't been resolved in the current FC3 updates or
in the FC4 test release, reopen and change the version to match.
No response from reporter to request for info.
FC2 is now the responsibility of Fedora Legacy, and this
does not seem to be a security issue.
If the problem still occurs in FC4 or FC5, please reopen
and update with new information.