do we have any grammar checkers for FBSD?

Bill Campbell freebsd at
Fri Nov 21 11:59:43 PST 2008

On Fri, Nov 21, 2008, Gary Kline wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 09:25:32AM -0800, Bill Campbell wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 21, 2008, Goksin Akdeniz wrote:
>> >On Friday 21 November 2008 01:21:20 Gary Kline wrote:
>> >>
>> >> 	If there is one with OOo-3, I haven't been able to build it yet....
>> >>
>> >> 	gary
>> >
>> >Hello Gary,
>> >
>> >Spellcheck and dictionary addons are avilable for OOo-3 but can not be 
>> >installed due to bugs. 
>> Eons ago I used ``style'' and ``diction'' which were from the
>> Bell Labs *roff text processing that were available on Xenix.  I
>> found them quite useful, but haven't seen them in years.
>	hmmm!  yeah, i probably have these that i swiped from SVR2 [shhh-h]
>	in 1986-7.  i never used the roff stuff except in in idiot-mode, but i do
>	remember that joe <<somebody>> came up with the tool for running-off
>	man pages.

I'm enough of a curmudgeon that I still do the majority of my
writing with vim using -mm macros.  I have even written tools that
convert these to docbook XML, at least to get a first cut without
having to write all the XML markup.

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