Bug 83025 - aspell's HTML/SGML mode is inoperative
aspell's HTML/SGML mode is inoperative
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: aspell (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Eido Inoue
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2003-01-29 12:38 EST by Mark Cornick
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:50 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-20 13:08:47 EST
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Description Mark Cornick 2003-01-29 12:38:08 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20030120

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.

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How reproducible:

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)

Additional info:

bug 80757 suggests upgrading aspell. I can report that aspell-0.50.3 fixes this bug.
Comment 1 Chris Ricker 2003-01-31 20:14:22 EST
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
-H works

Bug 80757 and Bug 77617 are basically the same bug as this
Comment 2 Eido Inoue 2003-02-20 13:08:47 EST
aspell will be upgraded in the next release

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