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./wip/enchant, Generic spell checking library

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 2.2.3, Package name: enchant2-2.2.3, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

The project aims to provide an efficient extensible abstraction
for dealing with different spell checking libraries.

Enchant is meant to provide a generic interface into various existing
spell checking libraries. These include, but are not limited to:
* Aspell/Pspell (intends to replace Ispell)
* Hunspell (an OOo project, also used by Mozilla)
* Uspell (primarily Yiddish, Hebrew, and Eastern European
languages - hosted in AbiWord's CVS under the module "uspell")
* Hspell (Hebrew)
* Zemberek (Turkish)
* Voikko (Finnish)
* AppleSpell (Mac OSX)

Enchant is also meant to be used in a cross-platform (XP) environment.
Part of this means that Enchant wants to limit its number of external
dependencies to 0, or as close is as humanly possible. Also, any
enchant consumer (i.e. a Word Processor) should not need to know
about what backend providers Enchant knows about. In fact, Enchant
shouldn't even need to know this information itself. To accomplish
this, all of Enchant's providers are DLLs.

Required to run:
[devel/glib2] [textproc/hunspell-en_US] [textproc/hunspell]

Required to build:

Package options: hunspell

Master sites:

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RMD160: 87ac76b00ed54d47d246b0938d493d2a82180de6
Filesize: 935.011 KB

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