Re: 3.6 Feature: IBus/XKB integration

That's easy and already implemented,

On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 4:08 PM, Jasper St. Pierre <jstpierre mecheye net> wrote:
On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 3:43 AM, Tomas Frydrych
<tf+lists gnome r-finger com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Rather a long discussion over IBus, but it seems to more or less boil
> down to two voices and this:
> Gnome developers: we want tighter IM integration and simpler UI in the
> name of better UX, and are looking at IBus as the underlying technology,

Not in the name of better UX, although I guess you could consider
"working IM in the overview" to be part of the user experience.

> Users: IBus has poor support for CJK input and a history of not
> addressing these problems.
> The developers desire for improving the UX is commendable, but without
> core functionality there is no UX regardless of how sweet the UI; in the
> UX contest ugly menu wins over no keyboard hands down; Linux users will
> put up with a lot, but I dare to say (though I am not a UX designer!) we
> all draw the line at not being able to use the keyboard.
> CJK represents a big target user group that Gnome cannot afford to
> ignore; it would seem to me that the necessary conclusion here is that,
> at this point in time, IBus is not a suitable candidate for a singular
> IM framework supported by Gnome, and that any plans for immediate IM
> improvements need to be rethought to avoid hard IBus dependency.
> Tomas
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