Linux.com: KDE 4's Sonnet Will Turbocharge Language Processing
Feb 08, 2007, 21:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"With the Sonnet library for KDE 4, developer Jacob Rideout
hopes to reinvigorate the field of desktop linguistics by adding
automatic language detection and other innovative features. Sonnet
is to be for KDE 4 what KSpell 2 is for the current version of the
K Desktop Environment, providing spellchecking facilities to
applications as diverse as the Konqueror Web browser, Kopete
instant messenger, and KWord office software. Unlike KSpell,
however, it will also provide grammar checking, multilingual tools,
and perhaps even translation, dictionary, and thesaurus
functionality across all of KDE.
"KDE 4 may take even the spellchecking feature a step further
than it has in the past. Rideout says, 'There is currently a
discussion in the mailing list on enabling spellcheck for every
textedit box in KDE...'"