Call for test for scim-bridge
arne at ubuntu.com
Thu Feb 21 07:07:24 GMT 2008
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ZhengPeng Hou wrote:
> Hi all,
> Since Kubuntu will ship with KDE4 in hardy, and
> scim-bridge is the only one native immodule can
> work with KDE4, scim-bridge can work fine
> under Gnome/KDE3, also it can solve some input problems with
> those non-free applications, like skype, adobe acrobat reader.
> so I think its worth to have scim-bridge
> in main and as the the default immodule. I hope
> that who are using a non-us keyboard variant can
> test it for me. Need you feedback.
> To use scim-bridge:
> sudo apt-get install scim-bridge-agent scim-bridge-client-qt4 scim-bridge-client-qt scim-bridge-client-gtk
> and then:
> sudo ln -sf /etc/alternatives/xinput-all_ALL /etc/X11/xinit/xinput.d/scim-bridge
im-switch -s scim-bridge
will do it.
I have tested only with XKB layouts provided by the layout switcher
gnome applet. When scim is in English mode, "dead keys" don't work.
I.e. normally hitting the "dead key" (e.g. ') followed by a letter (e.g.
e) would produce the accented letter (é in this case). With scim-bridge
two codepoints (´e) are sent.
"Dead keys" work when using scim-immodule and xim (with Dynamic = true).
So, if you can fix this, then we might be able to use scim-bridge by
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