Re: [code] [textadept] Spell-check poll

From: Rena <hyperhacker.att.gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:30:15 -0400

On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 12:23 AM, Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've been experimenting with compiling hunspell (a spell checking library)
> directly into Textadept and think I've got something workable. The only
> potential problem is that the textadept executables grow in size by about
> 300k from ~850k to ~1.1MB.
>
> My question to you is: is this worth it? Is spell checking something
> particularly desirable to justify this size growth? (I'll also need to
> bundle a ~600K dictionary file for at least the Windows platform.)
>
> I don't want to use shared libraries or dll's because that complicates
> things on the Windows side. I also don't want to support shared linking on
> one platform and static linking on another. (Basically if there's any
> built-in spellcheck support, it needs to be available out of the box on all
> 3 platforms.)
>
> Please let me know if you have any thoughts or other comments. Thanks in
> advance.
>
> Note: this will not be in the upcoming 8.2 release.
>
> Cheers,
> Mitchell
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I'd love spell checking and wouldn't mind the extra size. (Though I
wonder why it's so large...)

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