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Re: Chinese Input Method similar to Windows IME?

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Many thanks, I will give this a try and see how she likes it. It looks 
like it handles Japanese also, which is important, and it would be 
nice if there was a consistant interface for both.

I won't even try "thank you" in Chinese myself,


On Friday 17 March 2006 15:03 it was so written:
> The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
> that has been posted to gmane.linux.debian.user.chinese.gb as well.
> Curt Howland <Howland@priss.com> writes:
> > Good afternoon.
> Hello.
> > I have been maintaining a Win2K box for my wife, who uses it for
> > Japanese and Chinese. I'm sick of reinstalling/repairing, and
> > would like to know if any of the Chinese character entry systems
> > available in Debian function like the Windows IME system? She's
> > very comfortable with IME, and I would like to be able to offer
> > her something that wasn't completely different.
> I'd think SCIM is suitable for you, it's a IM platform, which you
> may use scim-pinyin (chinese pinyin IM), and different scim-table-*
> other IMs on it.
> > I'm also not a subscriber to this list, please cc me directly,
> > since I don't speak Chinese beyond "Nihow". Suggestions for
> > packages to install? I'd prefer to put her on Stable, rather than
> > unstable.
> Yes, SCIM is in sarge too, and there's a different name for
> scim-pinyin, which is scim-chinese.

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