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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] spell checking

Bruce D'Arcus <bdarcus@fastmail.fm> writes:

> On Dec 4, 2003, at 6:07 PM, Bob Stayton wrote:
> >>Sorry for being a little bit off topic, but (how) can I use
> >>aspell --mode=sgml from inside GNU Emacs/nxml-mode or GNU
> >>Emacs/psgml-mode?  TIA.
> >
> >I don't know, I don't use emacs.  Do any Emacs users know?
> I was just trying to set up aspell the other day, but found it's 
> behavior problematic in gnu emacs at least.

How so?

> The documentation explains how to do it.
> I decided to use ispell instead. 

You might want to make another try at getting aspell working. I think
you'll find its suggestions for misspelled words to be better than what
you get from ispell. The word-suggestion-choosing algorithm ispell uses
is relatively simple. The one that aspell uses is pretty clever.


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