From: Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Sep 04 2008 - 12:41:12 CDT
-On [20080904 19:30], Ed Trager (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
>Sounds to me like there should be some sort of umbrella FOSS-based IME
>project which would centralize the core set of common resources that
>all of these disparate IME projects ( maemocjk.garage.maemo.org ,
>www.scim-im.org/ , www.m17n.org , code.google.com/p/uim/ , yudit.org,
>etc... ) are using.
I happily use UIM, because it allows itself to be hooked up to more
>Increasing diversification in the mobile devices market is already leading
>to the creation of projects like Android. It seems to me one could also
>create a FOSS project around IMEs that Android and other devices, including
>desktop computers, could all use.
Mmm, maybe a first start would be a technical paper that points out all that
an IME ought to implement/expose in order to work towards a standard kind of
framework. Not sure how well that would work though.
>I certainly know which CJK input methods I like best, but they are
>invariably not available on most computers and devices I have access
Being able to have a romaja Korean IME on Unix (through uim/m17n) is very
nice and it's a drag to try and remember the keyboard layout on Windows for
Korean, for example.
-- Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(-at-)in-nomine.org> / asmodai イェルーン ラウフロック ヴァン デル ウェルヴェン http://www.in-nomine.org/ | http://www.rangaku.org/ | GPG: 2EAC625B To do injustice is more disgraceful than to suffer it...
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