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Re: Request for review: Scim-pinyin



On Friday 24 June 2005 21:32, Jens Petersen wrote:
> > Just some questions that may relate to packaging:
> >
> > 1. Is there a way to default to Traditional Chinese when my
> > LC_CTYPE=zh_TW.UTF-8 when using pinyin?
>
> Not that I know... you could try asking on the scim-user list.
> There are other IMEngines available for tradition Chinese though.
> See the scim website or the packages on
> http://people.redhat.com/petersen/scim/ for more details.

Traditional chinese have some pretty bizarre inputs that I'm not used 
to.  80+ WPM on QWERTY using pinyin is about as speedy as I can get.  
Others, I'd have to pluck along in a new way of hitting the keyboard. 

I just found on the list that this is marked for future improvement:
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_id=11290434

> > 2. Are there better pinyin phrase tables for Traditional Chinese
> > with Taiwan in mind?  Simplified completes better because there are
> > more phrase matches, etc.  Could these be packaged in with this?
>
> I think this is a upstream issue and not a packaging one. :)
> So better to ask the scim-pinyin maintainer on the ml I would say.

Yeah, true.  Just wondering if there were any 3rd party efforts to build 
a better phrase table for us rebels in Taiwan. I'll give the ml a 
shot...

thanks,
-- 
-jeff


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