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Bug report (CVS): spelling correction gobbles text

From: Robin Whittle <rw@firstpr.com.au>
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 12:14:47 +1000
Message-ID: <45343C97.8030301@firstpr.com.au>
To: Amaya Discussion List <www-amaya@w3.org>

Using the latest CVS code (amaya 9.52 Oct 17 2006) on Debian 3.1 Stable,
I open a site (one of mine): http://astroneu.com . (By the way, I can't
copy an address from the location bar or paste to it.  I can't copy from
the main edit window.)

With an English dictionary already installed somewhere as part of the
standard build process, and with no personal dictionary file yet
/home/xxx/.amaya/dictionary.DCT , I start a spell check.

I make the program Learn 19 new words and then it arrives at
"accelleration".  When I make it Learn that, the paragraph it is working
on becomes truncated:

  due to sunlight at 1AU, which wo

Showing source may lead to that paragraph disappearing in the main view
and in the source view.

I was able to repeat the truncation of the paragraph several times - but
one time when I did it, a lot more weird stuff happened over about a
second, with the cursor jumping around and the entire paragraph became
garbled, with rectangular box characters.  Paste did weird things then,
pasting something different from what is in the clipboard for other
applications.

I know this is me just dipping into the CVS at an arbitrary time and
maybe there is something wrong with this HTML (from Mozilla Composer),
but perhaps these problems are of interest.

  - Robin
Received on Tuesday, 17 October 2006 02:14:46 UTC

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