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

From: Arnel Legaspi <>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2015 01:50:20 +0800

On 8/30/2015 12:23 PM, Mitchell wrote:
> 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.)

Sounds good to me, too.

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Received on Mon 31 Aug 2015 - 13:50:20 EDT

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