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Re: Mongolian NNBSP [I18N-ACTION-458]

From: Badral S. <badral@bolorsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:33:59 +0200
Message-ID: <55C0BF47.3020406@bolorsoft.com>
To: public-i18n-mongolian@w3.org
Hi,
Just for info. As I promised, we tested our spellchecker on MS Word 
2007, MS Word 2010 and OpenOffice/LibreOffice.
No software has passed in NNBSP test. The resulting words of the 
"range.Words" separated by NNBSP.

Badral

On 01.08.2015 20:43, Badral S. wrote:
> Hi Richard,
> MS word doesn't have a Mongolian spell-checker. Bolorsoft has 
> developed a spell-checker for Mongolian (http://spell.bolorsoft.com/). 
> It is a commercial product, which works with MS office, 
> Open/LibreOffice and designed for both cyrillic Mongolian and 
> traditional Mongolian script, but due to some difficulties (NNBSP, MVS 
> etc.) traditional Mongolian version has not been released. We tested 
> it first with Openoffice and got the word boundary problems.
> We will test our MS word addon for traditional script now and notify 
> the result asap.
>
> Badral
>
> On 01.08.2015 13:00, Richard Wordingham wrote:
>> On Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:31:54 +0100
>> Andrew West <andrewcwest@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I thought that rendering engines were already
>>> correctly rendering suffixes after NNBSP, and that the issue was with
>>> some editors and word processors (notably Word) incorrectly segmenting
>>> Mongolian text for word counting, word selection and word navigation
>>> purposes.  If text-processing applications rely on
>>> WordBreakProperty.txt for word breaking then they should work after
>>> the change is introduced; if not, then it is up to users to report the
>>> behaviour as a bug to the individual software vendors.
>> Word doesn't use WordBreakProperty.txt.  While Microsoft may take note
>> of a recommended change to the file, the trouble with NNBSP should be
>> reported independently.  The best argument would be what happens for
>> spell-checking.  Does Word have a Mongolian spell-checker?
>>
>> Richard.
>>
>
>


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