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60658Re: Re: Spelling support doesn’t deal with ‘’ ’ correctly

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  • Dominique Pellé
    Mar 8, 2011
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      Nikolai Weibull <now@...> wrote:

      > On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 22:00, Nikolai Weibull <now@...> wrote:
      >> On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 21:12, Bram Moolenaar <Bram@...> wrote:
      >>>
      >>> Nikolai Weibull wrote:
      >>>
      >>>> Writing “Let’s begin …” marks the ‘s’ as a spelling
      >>>> error.  Writing “Let's begin …” works fine.  Is this a bug,
      >>>> or am I missing something?
      >
      >>> Right, only latin1 quotes are supported.
      >
      >> OK, so let’s fix that.  How do we fix that?
      >>
      >> Also, I don’t understand what you say latin1 quotes, as it would be a
      >> lot clearer if you said ASCII quotes.  (Latin1 doesn’t add any
      >> additional quotes.  That’s one of the main differences between latin1
      >> and cp1252.)
      >
      > Still waiting for a response to this question.


      The hunspell doc is not very clear but I think this is what the
      ICONV directive of Hunspell is for. Looking at this English
      dictionary of OpenOffice 3.x at:

      http://extensions.services.openoffice.org/en/project/dict-en-fixed

      ... the en_US.aff file contains:

      2839 ICONV 6
      2840 ICONV ’ '
      2841 ICONV ffi ffi
      2842 ICONV ffl ffl
      2843 ICONV ff ff
      2844 ICONV fi fi
      2845 ICONV fl fl
      2846
      2847 OCONV 1
      2848 OCONV ' ’

      My understanding is that ICONV causes to convert the input
      fancy quote U+2019 into a regular quote (among other conversions)
      before probing the dictionary. So "Let’s" and “Let's" are both
      recognized as correct.

      But Vim currently still uses dictionaries from OpenOffice-2.x and
      does not support ICONV either.

      I found the following patch which adds support of Hunspell
      dictionary in Vim:

      https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=219777

      I tried the patch and it still works with latest vim-7.3.138
      (I did not test it extensively yet). With some clean up, it
      could be a good addition to Vim-7.4.

      How about adding options such as:

      " Comma separated directories where to search for
      " Hunspell dictionaries (*.aff and *.dic).
      set hunspelldir=~/hunspell,/usr/share/hunspell

      " Boolean option to use Hunspell dictionaries directly
      " rather than Vim spelling dictionaries.
      set hunspell

      Using Hunspell dictionaries directly solves several issues.
      I never managed to convert the latest French dictionary from
      OpenOffice-3.x from Hunspell to Vim. The dictionaries from
      OpenOffice-2.x are quite out of date (at least for French).
      I wish I could use the latest dictionary from OpenOffice-3.x

      Regards
      -- Dominique

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