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Re: Duali oraphaned

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On Fri, Jul 15, 2005 at 11:44:01PM -0700, Nadim Shaikli wrote:
> --- Mohammed Sameer <msameer at foolab dot org> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 07:23:16PM +0300, Ahmad Khalifa wrote:
> > > I checked it out, played around with it, read some of the READMEs
> > > Still got a lot to do :)
> > > 
> > > Im going for a SCJP [1] exam next saturday, after that its full speed
> > > hopefully
> >
> > I didn't find time to look at the code. but I guess that we should merge
> > with aspell.
> Anything on this front - has anyone contacted aspell's author [1] and/or
> tried to see if a merge is possible ?  Are we satisfied that Duali's
> development is mature enough for a merge ?
To be honest, I'd love to take care of Duali, But I'll have to stay away for 2 reasons:

1) Time, I can't find time to take care of all the things I have to do. Maybe next month I'll be free as I'll leave my current job. But until that I have to stay away.
2) The license issue "You all know"!

> > We can write a plugin fr aspell or whatever so duali can check whether the
> > word is correct or not. if it fails then we can use the prefix/suffix method
> > of aspell and finally fail back to a list of predefined words.
> > 
> > As for the license it seems that OOo is licensed under a dual license,
> > one of them is the LGPL. I guess duali can be used here with no problem.
> Meaning OOo can still use GPL'ed applications ?

If you chose the LGPL license then you can use Duali, But if you don't then NO.

I need a bit of knowledge about the OOo spell checking stuff just to be sure.

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