[Kde-pim] [kdepim-users] Spell-as-you-type language recognition

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Wed Nov 19 22:49:31 GMT 2008

On Tuesday 18 November 2008, Per Öberg wrote:
> I'm thinking of implementing a new feature in kmail but I'm unsure of
> where to start.

First you should join our development mail list: kde-pim at kde.org. ;-) 
Let's move this discussion there.

> The feature as I see it:
> * A user can choose more than one languages that are usually used.


> * The spell-as-you type should try to guess what language is used by
> choosing the dicitionary that gives the smallest amount of errors.

That would be great.

> * It might be possible to mix two languages. As is often the case in
> for example a bug report some parts are in my native language and
> some in english. In that case it would be preferable to use two
> languages.


> * There should also be some status indicator that shows 
> what language is identified and it should be possible to overrun this
> feature.


> Question about this feature:
> * Does it already exist?

No. There were some plans, but I think the developer working on this 

> * Where should it go?  (KMail, KDE, aspell/ispell)


> * Is it interesting?

This is definitely very interesting.

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