[scribus] Scribus 1.3.7 Released spell check support under windows.

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Tue Jun 15 23:07:27 CEST 2010

Christoph Schäfer wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 15. Juni 2010 22:36:53 schrieb Randolph Bentson:
>> `n Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 12:32:50PM -0700, Nick Vettese wrote:
>>> How is using multiple programs more efficient than using one?  I am both
>>> a Windows and a Linux user, so you downward tone towards Windows users
>>> kind of irks me, as I have been a user/administrator of both types of
>>> systems for many years, so I am no Johnny come lately.
>> The problem is you're in the middle of a culture clash.
>> "A Quarter Century of Unix" quotes Doug McIlroy "This is
>> the Unix philosophy: Write programs that do one thing and do
>> it well.  Write programs to work together. Write programs to
>> handle text streams, because that is a universal interface."
>> Asking for an embedded spell checker in Scribus violates this
>> philosophy. 
> No, it doesn't. While I personally don't use a spell checker at all and 
> recommend using one in a text editor or a word processor before importing 
> text into Scribus -- if someone wants to check the spelling with a 
> computer -- there already is a spellchecker available. Unfortunately, this 
> version doesn't work on Windows, yet.
> In other words, this is not a culture clash, but a simple technical issue.

Thanks Christoph.

Any thoughts on how or when it might be resolved ?

Thanks, J/.
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