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Re: Proposal: Input Method Editor API

From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 00:16:21 -0400
To: Ed <ed.trager@gmail.com>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <20100921041621.GA18840@mercury.ccil.org>
Ed scripsit:

> Another example: I have also written an "IME" that allows one to type
> pinyin phonetics using numbers for the tones in Mandarin Chinese and
> the IME automatically translates the input into the proper phonetics
> with tone marks above the vowels. For example, typing "Zhong1guo2"
> automatically is converted to "Zhōngguó".  While this is clearly
> related to Chinese, it is a specialized kind of IME to make it easier
> to type a Latin-based phonetic system.  

Yet another example is the IME that translates X-SAMPA, which is an
ASCII-based representation of IPA, into actual Unicode IPA.

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John Cowan  cowan@ccil.org   http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
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