Hey Jon, can you move the dictionary. (in General)
October 13 2009 9:19 AM EDT
To the new server please.
It seems to be. What words worked on the old server and not the new?
October 13 2009 12:09 PM EDT
I noticed "exbow" coming up wrong, but maybe it always did?
October 13 2009 12:14 PM EDT
MH also is not working, neither are most shorts...
October 13 2009 12:27 PM EDT
October 13 2009 12:31 PM EDT
October 13 2009 12:43 PM EDT
October 13 2009 8:35 PM EDT
All of the proper acronyms that used to work, NS. The way that SNK3R I believe told us to post them was "EB" instead of say "EBs"/"ebs".
October 13 2009 10:21 PM EDT
If we need to rebuild it, is that not what our full admins are for?
Jon gave them dictionary privileges if I remember correctly.
October 14 2009 6:06 AM EDT
The dictionary got moved but something else is wrong, possibly with the new version of the spell checker (ispell) since the new server is running software from 2008 not 2006.
October 14 2009 6:50 AM EDT
... so it turns out the problem was that on the old server the HOME environment variable was set for scripts executed within the web server, but on the new one it was not. Without HOME set, ispell ignores any custom dictionary you give it, with no warning. (Clever!)
I'm manually setting HOME now and it is happy again.
October 14 2009 7:26 AM EDT
You get a big 'thanks' for the fixing it.
October 14 2009 9:15 AM EDT
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