[Pkg-ime-devel] Bug#591459: Bug#591459: Bug#591459: Processed: unarchiving 591459
osamu at debian.org
Wed Jun 27 12:43:38 UTC 2012
We are shipping ibus 1.4.1.
On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 08:33:02AM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Dear all,
> I see that http://code.google.com/p/ibus/issues/detail?id=526 is getting resolved.
> Do you plan to have this in Wheezy with a freeze exception ?
Not at this moment. With my skill and time only, it is not feasible.
Of course, I am open for changing mind if I get strong support from
The bug fix is probably for ibus 1.5 pre release series. Since this was
not official release version, I am keeping away from it. (Besides, some
features are not available in the upcoming version yet.) FEDORA is
sometimes very aggrssive. Fujiwara-san does it with partial upstream
hat. But I do not think RH has deploying ibus 1.5 series for enterprise
Basically upstream considers 1.4.1 as stable release while 1.5 branch
(which is now released as 1.4.99...) is unstable. I am not upstream.
This put me to upload 1.4.1 to Debian unstable.
Last pre-release took 1 year to get it released. That means next year
February for 1.5, if it goes with same speed this time.
Linked upstream site also tells:
We implemented a workaround in ibus-1.5. Close this issue for now.
ibus-xkb enables pre-loaded engines, libgnomekbd and pre-configured XKB
ibus-xkb requires ibus 1.5 git HEAD now with './configure --disable-ui
ibus-gjs also requires ibus-xkb for ibus gnome-shell 3.4 integration:
By the way, I see:
If you upload all these 99 version packages to experimental now and if
it works fine, I can ask exception. Will you do this?
> For the moment, I am still pasting some accented characters from
> http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accent_circonflexe when writing emails in
I understand your pain but if I am not mistaken, ibus initiation
dialogue is much less than current version if we update to new version.
Without mac-like key arrangement for ibus initiation, my typing habit is
severly crippled. (last time when I build it, it was so.)
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