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Bug 50294 - Proofreading screen and spell checker
Proofreading screen and spell checker
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
ProofreadPage (Other open bugs)
All All
: Lowest enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks: Wikisource
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Reported: 2013-06-27 15:21 UTC by Aarti Dwivedi
Modified: 2014-02-21 00:24 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Aarti Dwivedi 2013-06-27 15:21:15 UTC
The "proofreading interface" should be completely different from "formatting interface", just displaying text, source image and tools devoted to proofreading; nothing more than this. Tools buttons/links should be fixed on the screen, while text and source image only should scroll; a simple, and customable procedure to link any tool with shortcut keys should be implemented.

Built-in spelling checkers are excellent for odern languages, but they are almost of no help for ancient texts, where OCR mistakes are particularly heavy and frequent; OCR adds specific mistakes when fixing scan results by comparison with a modern language dictionary, since it sees ancient variants of words as "mistakes".

The idea was initially proposed by Alex Brollo at

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