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Amaya 8.5 spell-check (mis-)behaviour

From: Steven Gilham <steven.gilham@eu.citrix.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 09:20:05 +0100
Message-ID: <B5885AA769039C49BD9295955CB2E0E405457209@lonpexch501.ctxuk.citr ix.com>
To: www-amaya@w3.org

Not a crash this time (yet) - but having previously observed unusual
behaviour in strings starting "super-" I tried the new build against the
unfair test string "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" as well as
regression cases (which passed as I expected).

Amaya 8.5 reports that it has no match for "supercalifragilisticexpialido"
and separately for "cious".  I spot a fixed length buffer (30 characters
including a nul?) being used rather than the check being made on a range of
references into the document.

Conversely I also spotted that if a word contains markup e.g.


that it is taken as separate strings delimited by the markup as well as the
surrounding whitespace, which is what I'd expect from a single reference
range check rather than through any assembly of the word into a separate
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