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

From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Sep 2015 08:55:01 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Robert,

On Thu, 3 Sep 2015, Robert Gieseke wrote:

> Hi Mitchell,
>
> Am 30/08/15 um 06:23 schrieb Mitchell:
>> 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.
> [...]
>> Please let me know if you have any thoughts or other comments. Thanks
>> in advance.
>
> would it be worth considering embedding Luarocks in Textedept? Then we
> could install anything requiring compilation, including Hunspell, I
> think. (And have the package management problem solved.)
>
> Otherwise, I wouldn't mind the extra size.

I've looked into this before and determined that while it was possible, it
would take a lot of work because LuaRocks was not designed to be
embeddable into an application. However, maybe recent releases have made
things easier. It's worth another look at some point.

Cheers,
Mitchell

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Received on Fri 04 Sep 2015 - 08:55:01 EDT

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