Proposed F19 Feature: libkkc - a new Japanese Kana Kanji input library
jreznik at redhat.com
Mon Jan 28 11:27:19 UTC 2013
= Features/libkkc =
Feature owner(s): Daiki Ueno <ueno at gnu.org>
libkkc, a new Japanese Kana Kanji input library, will be available in Fedora
19, along with an IBus input method engine which uses libkkc as backend (ibus-
== Detailed description ==
There are currently two options for typical users to input Japanese sentences:
ibus-anthy or ibus-mozc. However, both have issues:
- Anthy, the backend library, has been dead upstream for years.
- The accuracy is not good because of bugs in the core algorithm of Anthy.
- Contributions to the input method are limited to Google employees.
- There are no library interface. That means it cannot easily be used by other
input method frameworks than IBus, such as Fcitx and uim.
libkkc and ibus-kkc will be a better replacement of those.
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