mozc support in the default ISO

Mitsuya Shibata mty.shibata at
Sun Sep 24 08:19:39 UTC 2017


>> I tested without mozc-utils-gui, and was able to select between different
>> modes and produce beautiful characters. One difference I noticed when
>> installing mozc-utils-gui was that also a 'tools' menu showed up in the
>> language menu.
> Oh, I had to log out and log back in to see that. The extra Tools menu
> is useful.

Only on Live session, mozc-utils-gui is not essential.

ibus-mozc works without mozc-utils-gui (and without japanese language pack).
If mozc-utils-gui isn't installed, just indicator of ibus-mozc doesn't
show menus
related mozc-utils-gui (e.g. "Character Palette" menu).

I think that almost users who would like to customize input method by
mozc-utils-gui, install ubuntu first and then exec mozc-utils-gui and
customize input method.

However if there are users who live in 'live' session, they will expect that
mozc-uitls-gui is installed on live session. But I think these users are very
rare case.

On non-live session, mozc-utils-gui needs to be installed for Japanse Input
Method users. Many Japanese users customize keymap style (MS-IME like
or ATOK like, and so on...), customize romaji table, add/edit user's
Could this be automatically done by ubiquity and language-selector as like

My conclusion:

* dropping mozc-utils-gui from 'live' is acceptable.
* mozc-utils-gui should be installed non-live session with out-of-the-box.

Mitsuya Shibata
mty.shibata at

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