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On 11/24/2012 01:23 AM, Larry Gusaas wrote:
On 2012-11-24 12:04 AM MR wrote:
Can you take this personal argument off the list, please?

It is not a personal argument. It is a matter of principal
What principal?

You are wrong about what constitutes plagiarism, and this is now
completely off topic.

Taking someone's work without giving attribution for it is plagiarism. Period
I think you do not what plagiary is. It was always stated that the lists were compiled from a variety of unnamed sources. The original work is the location and compilation from these lists. The issue is not whether the lists are credited but what is the actual claim. that determines plagiary.

That is the minor point about this miserable excuse of a spell checker.

The main point is that this word list is complete pile of shite and worthless as a Canadian English spell checker. I pity anyone who actually uses it and ends up using it. They will end up with a lot of misspelled words.
The issue is what do the sources say having lived in the Toronto suburbs (Buffalo, NY) my observation was there were many American spellings used in informal documents. Official documents tended to follow more closely UK spellings than US.

If some bloody wanker want to waste his time compiling a worthless compilation of words let him.

However, to pretend it is a usable spell checker for Canadian English is reprehensible. Any promotion of it as such should be expunged from all LibreOffice web pages, and it should be denounced on all lists and forums

Thank you.

You're not welcome.

Jay Lozier

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