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Date:      Thu, 28 Nov 1996 17:37:24 +0100 (MET)
From:      Greg Lehey <>
To: (Victor A. Sudakov)
Cc: (FreeBSD Questions)
Subject:   Re: How can I check spelling of a text?
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Victor A. Sudakov" at "Nov 28, 96 08:31:43 pm"

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Victor A. Sudakov writes:
>>   Victor A. Sudakov writes:
>>>>   how about `ispell`?
>>> Does it use the dictionary files in /usr/share/dict I wonder?
>>> It does not seem to.
>>   No.  They don't have anything to do with each other.
> That is it. Thank you, Greg :-)

You're welcome.

> Then I repeat my question: what exactly utility is using those
> dictionaries? Or are they here just for fun eating up more than
> 3 megs of my hard drive space? Does anyone happen to know?

Well, I use them for a rather amusing little program to compute
anagrams.  But on the whole, they're not much use.  If you're tight on
space, you can remove them.


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