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From Marcus <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: English Dictionaries update cycle
Date Tue, 17 May 2016 16:58:43 GMT
Am 05/17/2016 01:55 AM, schrieb Keith N. McKenna:
> Marcus wrote:
>> Am 05/16/2016 11:46 PM, schrieb Marco A.G.Pinto:
>>> The other day someone complained in the extension page that he had
>>> updates all the time.
>>>
>>> I replied to that person saying that I do monthly updates of the British
>>> speller adding 600+ words.
>>
>> Interesting, I wouldn't expect such a complaint for a spell checker. ;-)
>>
> [knmc]
>
> I suspect the reason for the complaint is because the extension includes
> multiple variants of the English language, but the monthly updates are
> only to the British variant which is a fairly small part of the total
> downloads of the English language. That leaves those that use other
> variants having to upgrade the extension for little gain or to put up
> with the nag every time AOO is started about there being extension
> upgrades. For example I use the en-US dictionaries and the last time it
> was updated was January of 2016. Since that time there have been 4
> updates to the oxt file that I have had no need for.

didn't know that the English languages are all-in-one. Thanks for the 
clarification. That changes indeed also my opinion that the update 
frequence is then too short and should be increaced. IMHO every 3 months 
is better.

Marcus


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