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Hunspell Dictionary management


Hunspell dicationary packages are being used across many communities and most of Hunspell wordlists are present on However for some languages upstream is in different location or dead. That makes really difficult in terms of maintenance,providing patches.. etc Aim is to provide hunspell management infrastructure on Fedora and build hunspell packages


Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 25
  • Last updated: 2016-07-14
  • Tracker bug: <will be assigned by the Wrangler>

Detailed Description

Benefit to Fedora

  • Improved spell checking
  • Improved user experience

Hunspell dictionaries are core part of spell checking, with improved Hunspell dictionaries, It will improve user experience.


  • Proposal owners: Complete script and package it for Fedora.
  • Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Release engineering: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Trademark approval: N/A (not needed for this Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

How To Test

User Experience

This is more from developer and contributors perspective. They will able to find sync between downstream and upstream translations.



Contingency Plan

  • Contingency mechanism: N/A
  • Contingency deadline: N/A
  • Blocks release? N/A
  • Blocks product? N/A


Will provide later.

Release Notes