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View Poll Results: Spell Checker?
Take the next $150 of donations and buy one year of spellchecker.net (may take a while) 1 7.14%
Write a new spell checker (will take a very long time) 1 7.14%
Forget it... I didn't use the spell checker anyway 12 85.71%
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Old 01-23-2002, 08:58 PM   #1
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Question Do you miss the spellchecker?


As you may have noticed spellchecker.net has discontinued it's free service. This leaves the site with 3 options. What do you think?

--jeremy
 
Old 01-23-2002, 10:48 PM   #2
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I don't think anyone used the spell checker anyways. I would personally use the donation money for other things for the site cause that is alot of money for just one year.
 
Old 01-24-2002, 02:29 AM   #3
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news to me. i usually just rely on my own gud spelling.
 
Old 01-24-2002, 06:25 AM   #4
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I can't see the point to spellchecking posts. Tytpos are inevitable, and there are lots of non English speakers, so spellings are bound to go wrong.Most importantly those of us who speak the Queens English would be horrified to be corrected to "US english" anyway.
Jim

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Old 01-24-2002, 03:04 PM   #5
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There was a spellchicker?
 
Old 01-24-2002, 03:31 PM   #6
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i can see a pattern emerging...
 
Old 01-24-2002, 03:45 PM   #7
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Originally posted by drjimstuckinwin
I can't see the point to spellchecking posts. Tytpos are inevitable, and there are lots of non English speakers, so spellings are bound to go wrong.Most importantly those of us who speak the Queens English would be horrified to be corrected to "US english" anyway.
Jim
wouldn't it be the other way around? this is jeremy's site after all.
 
Old 01-24-2002, 03:48 PM   #8
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Those of us who speak the Queens English would not care whose site it was!

(tongue firmly in cheek)
 
Old 01-24-2002, 07:06 PM   #9
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you could try integating ispell or aspell?
 
Old 01-24-2002, 09:20 PM   #10
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That is what I was considering doing, but it doesn't seem like many people even used it.

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