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« Reply #45, on October 10th, 2011, 04:13 PM »
the "new" preferred one or the old one?
|1.||It's available in the post/quick reply pages, the profile page for spell checking your signature and it's used in the search pages to identify potentially mis-spelled words. This is distinctly non trivial to cleanly integrate.|
Hey, I knew about these too :P
If the spell checker is removed from core, it means that it becomes easier to write xx-locale language packs, e.g. Pirate :D
|1.||Even if it is just in the realm of "sure, it's possible"...|
I've been impartial about this because I use the spellchecker via my browser
Now vBulletin does not have it and when I converted from SMF to it this was the single most complaint from my members
- It represents a sizeable amount of code. Most entries don't take extra CPU cycles when spellchecking is disabled, but it does for instance add 1.5KB of data to the JS editor, even if disabled/not available.
- There is nothing that prevents us from using pspell in the search feature to show potential typos *EVEN* with spellchecking disabled or removed entirely.