[Pkg-ime-devel] Bug#643004: Bug#643004: fcitx: cryptic name explanation

YunQiang Su wzssyqa at gmail.com
Sun Nov 13 13:56:59 UTC 2011

On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 9:28 PM, Osamu Aoki <osamu at debian.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I think fcitx may have been a funny name for upstream when project
> started.  But now it is very large project with many imput method
> support.  Calling this as "Toy" and making this Chinese specific may not
> be desired.
> It may be good idea for upstream to reconsider paraphrased version of
> fcitx.
>  * Now: Free Chinese Input Toy of X
>  * My suggestion: Free Character Input Tool for X
> Then no one is surprised.  If someone addKorean support, the mana is
> stil valid and does not cause confusion.
> Please forward this message to upstream and discuss (in Chinese if
> needed).
We talk about several times.

Some one even supposed to call it

Free Character Input Tool for *niX.

It support fbterm even.

> Thanks.
> Osami
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