RE: Mongolian NNBSP [I18N-ACTION-458]

Did you have a file "range.words" for us to look at?

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From: Badral S. [] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 9:34 PM
Subject: Re: Mongolian NNBSP [I18N-ACTION-458]

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.


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 (
> 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 <> 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.

Badral Sanlig, Software architect |
Bolorsoft LLC, Selbe Khotkhon 40/4 D2, District 11, Ulaanbaatar

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