Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Spell checkers

Why does Kmail's own spell checker not recognise its own name? Why doesn't it recognise offensive when it knows inoffensive?

Kmail spell checker

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The second screen capture wasn't taken by me, it came from a Macintosh, so I can't entirely vouch that this is genuine. But it looks real:

Apple spellchecker
Suggesting "Windows" as a replacement for Linux surely has to be a joke by Apple's developers.


Anonymous said...

"'s own name..."?! Dude, you are sooo gonna get whupped with a dictionary. And not in the way you like it :P

Vlad the Impala said...

Okay, okay, fixed now.