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Re: hunspell dictionaries, what's "missing"



On Wed, 09 Jan 2008 13:24:42 +0000
Caolan McNamara <caolanm redhat com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-01-09 at 15:00 +0200, Ville-Pekka Vainio wrote:
> > Caolan McNamara kirjoitti:

> > This is not strictly hunspell related, but I've been working on getting the 
> > free Finnish spellchecker and hyphenator Voikko into Fedora, see the thread 
> > at 
> 
> Yeah, I saw that. Unfortunately I'm just not qualified to know what
> blocks hunspell from supporting Finnish, but I'm surprised that it is
> the case given that hunspell was written to handle Hungarian which I
> thought was similarly agglunatively complicated as Finnish. :-(

Most of Finnish grammar may be simpler than Hungarian, but IIRC
Finnish does have some limited vowel shifting going on with certain
cases on certain words.

That might confuse a spell checker.

Hungarian mostly seems complex in ways that spell checkers aren't
bothered by :)

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