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From Stuart Swales <stuart.swales.croftnu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: DicOOo Wizard ?? (+en_GB dictionary) (was Re: [RELEASE]: status update and plan)
Date Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:15:45 GMT
en_GB dict? it's been in the source tree for ages!  See

http://svn.services.openoffice.org/opengrok/xref/OOO330_m20/dictionaries/en/

Stuart

On 04/04/2012 20:48, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
> On 04/04/12 14:37, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
>> On 04/04/2012 J├╝rgen Schmidt wrote:
>>> On 4/4/12 7:56 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>> So it looks like we have the major languages covered well. Except
>>>> British
>>>> English? Do we have a separate translation there? Or at least a
>>>> separate
>>>> spell checking dictionary?
>>> I have updated en_GB on Pootle and can include it as well. The coverage
>>> looks not bad but I haven't checked the numbers
>>> There is no dictionary available as far as I know.
>>
>> Note that, for some obscure limitation, a popular choice for people
>> who installed a non-English version and needed to use the English
>> interface from time to time was to install the en-GB langpack on the
>> non-English version, since en-US was not available as langpack.
>>
>> I don't know whether there is an en-GB dictionary available, but it's
>> probably worth having a look at some old (3.4-beta, or 3.3) en-GB
>> langpack.
>>
>
> Found it:
>
> http://en-gb.pyxidium.co.uk/dictionary/en_GB.zip
>
> (According to Bugzilla 4168 it is GPL'd)
>
> There are more dictionaries here:
>
> http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Dictionaries
>
> Hmm.. according to that page there was once a DicOOo wizard!
> Anyone knows anything about it? Sounds like something we
> may want to resurrect.
>
> cheers,
>
> Pedro.


-- 
Stuart Swales

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