Meeting with Polderland 28.8.2007


  • Peter Beinema
  • Sjur Moshagen


  • Since last time
  • Possible issues
  • Next meeting
  • Todo items for the next meeting

Since last time


  • working on mklex update: tokenization + behaviour with/without user dict
    • completion expected this week
  • beta indesign CS3 hyphenator for Mac works in principle, should be finished this week
  • working on self-starting windows installer - next drop


  • compile new spellers for internal testing
  • more testing options, found roughly 6 000 names missing in the spellers (our own fault)

Bug status


Div Pld Description
427 442 n+accent aegu not considered part of word
465 449 Hyphenation doesn't work on Mac : : solved at Divvun side
468 451 Mac: konseartaprogr·mma -> kon-seart-apr-ogr-·mma

To be solved in next drop

Div Pld Description
402 439 word + hyphen + comma is not recognised ("xxx-,")
419 440 3-part compounds not recognised
448 444 Upper-case words get suggestions with Initial Case if one char is lower-case -> default functionality
455 446 Mac uninstaller doesn't work if run by a non-admin
467 450 Command-line speller tool has word-char punctuation issues (~477)
473 452 Windows installer does not autostart after download
476 453 Inconsistent speller behaviour depending on userdict availability
477 454 Command-line speller tool has number-initial string issues (~467)

Under investigation by Polderland

Div Pld Description
461 448 Spelling errors with editing distance 1 from lexicalised words do not get correct suggestions => need dictionary + phonetic rules to investigate
480 455 Speller suggestions not identical in context menu and dialog

To be investigated by Divvun/Users

Div Pld Description
447 443 Windows speller doesn't install on terminal server

Will not be solved

Div Pld Description
449 445 suopmasápmelaš-type compounds accepted by the speller -> limits of tagging /compounding mechanism reached

Rough schedule

  • beginning of September: planned final drop from Polderland (to be confirmed)
  • end of October: Indesign speller
  • November 1: Divvun code freeze
  • December 11: public release

Next meeting

Next week (4.9.) at the usual time.


  • PLD drop first version of indesign Hyphenator
  • PLD continue to create hyphenator for Adobe InDesign CS3
  • send acceptance letter for the smj hyphenator + InDesign speller offer ( Sjur)
  • send dictionary + phonetic rules to Polderland for investigating bug 461 ( Sjur)