Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 83025
aspell's HTML/SGML mode is inoperative
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:50:27 EDT
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Description of problem:
aspell offers several alternative modes for checking spelling, such as an email
mode and an HTML/SGML mode. The HTML/SGML mode does not operate in the version
shipped in Phoebe.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Obtain an HTML/SGML file of some sort. Call it testfile.html
2. aspell --mode=sgml -c testfile.html
3. Await results.
Actual Results: No results. aspell produces no output or feedback of any kind.
Expected Results: aspell should start its regular spell check routine, such as
one would see if not using HTML/SGML mode (aspell --mode=none -c testfile.html)
bug 80757 suggests upgrading aspell. I can report that aspell-0.50.3 fixes this bug.
I second this as well. aspell 0.33 -c -H fails miserably when checking XML
(looks like a recursion loop infinitely allocating memory), and aspell 0.5x -c
Bug 80757 and Bug 77617 are basically the same bug as this
aspell will be upgraded in the next release