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Re: Bug report (CVS): spelling correction gobbles text

From: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 13:10:00 +0200
To: Robin Whittle <rw@firstpr.com.au>
Cc: Amaya Discussion List <www-amaya@w3.org>
Message-Id: <200610171310.00519.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Tuesday 17 October 2006 04:14, Robin Whittle wrote:
> 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

I've a look at this problem.
     Irène.
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