Bug#147728: [php-maint] Bug#147728: can you explain why pspell is not enabled?

Ondrej Sury ondrej at sury.org
Fri Sep 2 07:37:41 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-09-01 at 19:52 +0300, Tomas Kuliavas wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 21:52 +0300, Tomas Kuliavas wrote:
> >> You have three bugs asking to enable spell checking module with no
> >> feedback from package maintainers.
> >
> > No, there was feedback from me:
> >
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=156733;msg=17
> >
> > Are you willing to solve bugs in and maintains pspell extension?
> > Prepare separate package and ask us for sponsorship.
> >
> > Any interested DD can do that.  Any interested user can do that with DD
> > sponsorship.
> I am only DU and don't have knowledge required to maintain C based program.

Maintaining PHP packages is much worse then maintaining C based

> What kind of bugs are present in php pspell extension? Is it broken on
> some architecture?

I don't know if it's broken and personally I don't want to know. 

Apparently nobody from php team wants to maintain this extension.
I filled RFH wnpp bug, maybe there is brave soul somewhere in Debian

Ondrej Sury <ondrej at sury.org>
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