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Re: Proposal: Input Method Editor API

From: Andrew Cunningham <andrewc@vicnet.net.au>
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 02:51:05 +1000
Message-ID: <038b928b4eb22d98266063b24a9a263d.squirrel@mail.vicnet.net.au>
To: "Hironori Bono" <hbono@google.com>
Cc: "Jungshik SHIN" <jshin1987+w3@gmail.com>, www-international@w3.org

On the windows platform other languages use IMEs as well for instance Yi
and Amharic

On Wed, September 22, 2010 16:59, Hironori Bono (坊野 博典)
>> In addition to what's mentioned by others (transliteration-based IMEs,
>> unicode character input), an input method can be used even for English.
>> It's
>> commonly found on mobile phones, but ibus (the most widely used IM
>> framework
>> on Linux these days) has a module for an ispell-based Englsih input
>> method.
>> Also, Thai input usually relies on IME. It's kinda simple automata and
>> similar to Korean IME (minus Chinese character input support).

Andrew Cunningham
Research and Development Coordinator
State Library of Victoria

Received on Wednesday, 22 September 2010 16:52:18 UTC

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