[Pkg-ime-devel] Bug#661212: Bug#661212: Bug#661212: ibus-m17n: Thai IM: last cluster lost when switching IM

Theppitak Karoonboonyanan thep at linux.thai.net
Tue Feb 28 06:53:52 UTC 2012

retitle 661212 ibus-m17n: uncommitted preedit text lost when switching IM

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 11:25 AM, Harshula <harshula at debian.org> wrote:

> This problem has existed as long as I can remember with pre-edit. So you
> first have to choose a MIM that uses pre-edit.
> If you are trying to reproduce this it is easier to observe if you have
> pre-edit underlining enabled. Next, the sequence you type must result in
> an *uncompleted* pre-edit buffer. Then simply turn IBus off and the
> recently typed characters will disappear.

Yes, I guess so. So, I retitle the bug accordingly.

In fact, Thai is not suitable for preedit IM. Preediting cannot cope
with validating combining characters when editing existing text.

For more info, see:

Theppitak Karoonboonyanan

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