[Pkg-ime-devel] Package name for skim modules?
osamu at debian.org
Fri Feb 3 17:38:41 UTC 2006
On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 04:56:30PM -0600, Ming Hua wrote:
> Hello fellow SCIM-related package maintainers,
> Now that skim is in unstable, we can start considering to build skim
> modules for different IM engines. However different IM engine authors
> seem to release their skim modules in different ways:
> The IM engines from James Su, scim-pinyin and scim-tables for example,
> put the skim module directly inside the tarball (and now I just disable
> the skim module when building the package). The Japanese IM engines
> from sourceforge.jp, however, release a separate tarball using names
> like skim-scim-anthy.
> My opinion is that we really should try to keep the _binary_ package
> name in Debian consistent, so that users can easily guess the name when
> they see one skim module package. I personally don't like the name
> skim-scim-<module>, I feel skim-<module> would be more intuitive.
> However I don't really have a strong feeling on this - as long as the
> names are consistent, I am fine.
(I guess writing to upstream helps.
> I know almost nothing about KDE and skim, so I would really appreciate
> others' opnions here, especially from William and Ikuya. I would also
> like to know which IM engines has skim module support now.
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