[Debian-arabic-packages] The future of aspell-ar package

Lior Kaplan kaplan at debian.org
Sat Oct 7 21:52:40 UTC 2006

Mohammed Sameer wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 07, 2006 at 07:03:45PM +0200, Lior Kaplan wrote:
>> Mohammed Sameer wrote:
>>>>>>> 3. There's an option to package both.
>>>>>> I don't think so with out seeing more work done on the large dictionary.
>>>>>> Unless someone asks for this directly.
>>>>> well, Considering that mine and the one by google contain errors but the one by
>>>>> google has a lot of words and cover the language better. I guess we should package
>>>>> their work ?
>>>> Fine. I think I would package the Google list as aspell-ar-large and let
>>>> the users decide. Since the it's such a large list it will slow most
>>>> applications that use this list.
>>> I've noticed that aspell is a bit slow. OpenOffice also suffers a 90 (or was it 200) MB
>>> memory increase when it loads that list (After converting it to the myspell format).
>>> I'd like to help with packaging this one. Will check it tonight if we agree on packaging
>>> it.
>> Start by opening an ITP for it. The best way would be to build a package
>> and import it to the subverion for reviews.
>> Let me know when you have the base, and I'll guide you through the
>> import part.
> I did already. It was CC'ed to this list.


> Now there's something: The package version is 1.2-0
> I don't think it's possible to create a debian package with the version 1.2-0-1
> Maybe we should use 1.2+0-1 ? I'm not really sure.
> What do you think ??

I thought the same, and was wrong. See #389644.

Notice the versions of our packages:


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