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Re: AW: [xml-dev] XML spell checking command line tool

On Sat, 2010-02-13 at 10:53 +0900, Jean-Christophe Helary wrote:
> On 13 févr. 10, at 10:08, Liam R E Quin wrote:
> > On Sat, 2010-02-13 at 09:13 +0900, Jean-Christophe Helary wrote:
> > 
> >> Last time I checked xxe did not spellcheck according to the lang
> attribute. Maybe I missed something though.
> > 
> > I don't think I've ever tried.  However...the original poster didn't ask
> > for that feature :-)
> That was just a general comment on the state of XML editors, 

I checked - xxe does support xml:lang in the spell checker, and the
manual gives examples of it:
Except, in span containing "le petit cha est mort" where attribute
xml:lang has been set to fr. This means that for that element only, the
default language, English, is ignored and that a French dictionary will
be used.
In the above screen shot, notice that the actual language of span "le
petit cha est mort", fr, is displayed at the top/right of the Spell

> It seems to me that if developing stores are able to put together
> things like xxe, they could go the extra length and add support for
> xml:lang in their spellchecking process.

They could and they do :-)


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