[OS X TeX] spellcheck, wasRe: MacOSX-TeX Digest #396 - 08/12/02

Gérard Degrez degrez at vki.ac.be
Tue Aug 13 15:31:14 CEST 2002

>At 10:06 AM +0100 8/13/02, Vince Darley wrote:
>>It could be either, but the latter is certainly true.  Adding the
>>correct events shouldn't be that hard, assuming that that service
>>can actually deal with apple-events.  In Alpha(tk) it is as simple
>>as adding to these two arrays:
>I believe CocoAspell is a NeXT-style Service, so it's not a simple 
>matter of sending it AppleEvents. At least for quite awhile, Apple 
>did not support/did not document use of Services from Carbon apps. 
>Even now (assuming that support and documentation is finally there 
>(and that's a huge assumption)) it's support that would have to be 
>explicitly added to AlphaX or AquaTk.

That's what I had intuitively guessed. And the issue will become all 
the more crucial when Rick Zaccone transforms Excalibur into a 
service, as he has said he intended to, as then both Excalibur and 
CocoAspell will be services.

Gérard Degrez

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