[Pkg-ime-devel] Bug#644361: Bug#644361: fcitx: Typos in package description
osamu at debian.org
Wed Oct 5 13:26:54 UTC 2011
I see there are few *input method* packages.
$ apt-cache show scim ibus gcin fcitx uim xsunpinyin
These can be characterized as follows if I remember right.
* language generic: scim, uim, ibus
* chinese specific: gcin fcitx xsunpinyin
* GTK/QT IM module support: scim ibus gcin fcitx uim
* XIM only: xsunpinyin
Someone needs to mke effort to
> For instance, if it's no longer just for Chinese (the oldstable
> package listed WuBi, Pinyin, and QuWei), what else does it support?
> And where are the docs for people who can't read the Chinese-only
> version at http://fcitx.github.com/handbook/ ?
Very true. More over stating CJK is wrong for sure. There is no
Japanse nor Korean support in any meaningful way as I browsed Chinese
> So here's a work-in-progress version 3:
> Description: Free Chinese Input Toy of X
> Fcitx is an Input Method engine which was initially designed for Chinese,
> using the XIM protocol. Now it has evolved into a highly modularized,
> feature rich input method framework supporting a considerable range of
> front-ends, back-ends, and modules.
> [ACTUAL INFORMATION ABOUT ITS FEATURES GOES HERE]
I think fcitx now support GTK and QT immodule rather than XIM if I
remember correct. This is what needs to be added.
> This metapackage pulls in a set of components recommended for most
> desktop Fcitx users.
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