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From "Keith N. McKenna" <>
Subject Re: English Dictionaries update cycle
Date Tue, 17 May 2016 17:58:46 GMT
Marcus wrote:
> 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
You are very welcome Marcus.

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