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Re: Proposal: Input Method Editor API

From: 신정식 <jshin1987+w3@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2010 10:39:20 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTin4MTDJLdc_CagTAxsPRyqYnfOTP4BJh1qWepPw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Makoto Kato <m_kato@ga2.so-net.ne.jp>
Cc: "Hironori Bono (坊野 博典)" <hbono@google.com>, www-international@w3.org
2010/9/24 Makoto Kato <m_kato@ga2.so-net.ne.jp>

>  Hi, Bono-san.
>
>
> On 2010/09/22 15:56, Hironori Bono (坊野 博典) wrote:
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>> Greetings Kato-san,
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 3:01 PM, Makoto Kato<m_kato@ga2.so-net.ne.jp>
>>  wrote:
>>
>>>  Hi, Bono-san.  This is interesting.
>>>
>>> 1. Why do we need candidate list interface?  Candidate list isn't simple.
>>>  Modern input method shows attributes in the list such as Hiragana or
>>> meaning or etc.
>>>
>> I just would like to hear opinions about how much this interface is
>> needed. As written in The InputMethodManager::candidates attribute,
>> this interface is only for Windows and I'm also wondering if this is
>> useful.
>>
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> I think candidate list should be rendered by IM.  Although a OS such as
> Windows has candidate list APIs, I have never seen that native client
> application draws this lists and use it.
>
>
One use case for that I can think of is when a browser wants to mix
candidates from an IME with its own candidates (e.g.
suggestion/auto-complete).

Jungshik


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