mozc support in the default ISO

Gunnar Hjalmarsson gunnarhj at
Sun Oct 22 14:55:52 UTC 2017

On 2017-10-22 14:58, Mitsuya Shibata wrote:
>>> I guess we need to patch gnome-desktop if Ubuntu decides to use
>>> different default input methods for certain languages.
>> What significance does the default input source have on GNOME? Are
>> we affected atm? I'm asking because my understanding is that this
>> is determined in Ubuntu by the installer and language-selector
>> (pkg_depends).
> This table used to detect which input source is used at a locale.
> Mainly used is at "Input Source Chooser" on System Settings / Region
> & Language / Input Sources menu. The chooser get default input source
> type (xkb or ibus) and engine (jp or anthy) for specified locale.
> However Input Source Chooser will retrieve "valid", normally equal
> to "installed", engine from ibus instance, and filter out not
> installed engine. That is, if ibus-kkc and/or ibus-anthy are not
> installed, Input Source Chooser doesn't show up these choices (I
> guess).
> In System Settings context, if gnome_get_input_source_from_locale()
> will return "ibus-mozc", there is a possibility to drop
> ubuntu_ibus_configs.patch from gnome-settings-daemon package.

Thanks Mitsuya!

What's your opinion on mozc vs. kkc? Would it be fine to switch to 
ibus-kkc as default for Japanese in Ubuntu 18.04, or are there reasons 
to 'fight' for ibus-mozc? Please see the discussion at 

Gunnar Hjalmarsson

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