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From Roel AAA <>
Subject RE: Gothic language for OpenOffice
Date Tue, 13 Jan 2015 13:29:36 GMT
Yes Andrea, I 'm talking about the Wulfilan Gothic of which you gave the ISO-code indeed. Your
reply was helpful,
I found too much confusing manuals which didn't explain how to work with a language nit yet
released. Ehm, I have LibreOffice, do you possibly know how to do it there too?


> Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:03:47 +0100
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> Subject: Re: Gothic language for OpenOffice
> On 12/01/2015 Roel AAA wrote:
> > I 'm currently developing a Gothic dictionary file
> Is it this language?
> If a language has an ISO code, it's much easier for us to handle it, 
> especially as document language.
> > Is it possible to have Gothic available among the languages
> > in the language settings so that my dictionary can in fact be used when it is finished?
> It's perfectly possible, but only in a new release of OpenOffice. Note 
> that this has nothing to do with the user interface language: the 
> difference is between being able to tell OpenOffice "This document is in 
> Italian" and using OpenOffice with menus in Italian. We are discussing 
> the former case here.
> > If it's impossible to build a custom dictionary with a .aff file
> > for a language which isn't included, I can just make a .dic file too
> If a language is supported you can use the normal .aff/.dic structure. 
> Search the list archives for Sursilvan for similar discussions: 
> So: if you would like to have Gothic available as a document language, 
> please answer the above and we can take a look. As for the dictionary, 
> you can test it with a current version of OpenOffice by declaring it as 
> a dictionary for a language that you don't use, like Esperanto or 
> whatever. Of course, you will then properly change it to Gothic before 
> releasing it in public.
> Regards,
>    Andrea.
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