snakespell and myspell

vincent wehren vincent at
Tue Jan 25 15:04:24 EST 2005

vincent wehren wrote:
> Fuzzyman wrote:
>> I'm looking to implement a plugin spell checker.
>> I'm probably going to go with PyEnchant, as it looks to be the most
>> promising currently maintained spell checker.
> What I would like to know about PyEnchant is how to handle non-ascii 
> input. Through trial & error I've noticed that let's say German Umlauts
> are stored in the dictionary as using dead accents (is that the term?) 
> (as in 'Mu"tter'), however French accented characters appear to be 
> stored differently (as in '\xc3\xa9levage')

The latter of course being utf-8...


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