Harry Potter and the Spell Checking

I always knew the enchant library took its name from spell, but only today I discovered its name is also related to the wizard:

What’s in a Name?

“Enchant”’s English definition is roughly “to cast a spell” — whose meaning seemed to fit in well with a spelling-oriented framework. Add to that the fact that I wrote most of this this on a lonely Sunday morning while my gf was engrossed with “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”, and you can see where I got its name 😉



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