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Bug#584727: ITP: scim-googlepinyin -- Google Pinyin IM engine module for SCIM

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Thomas Goirand <thomas@goirand.fr>

* Package name    : scim-googlepinyin
  Version         : 20100606
  Upstream Author : Kov Chai <tchaikov@gmail.com>
* URL             : http://code.google.com/p/scim-googlepinyin/
* License         : Apache 2.0
  Programming Lang: C
  Description     : Google Pinyin IM engine module for SCIM

Long description:
SCIM (Smart Common Input Method) is an input method (IM) platform.

scim-googlepinyin tries to bring the open source Google pinyin IME for
Android to GNU/Linux. And customize it to fit the need on regular
desktop instead of on mobile device by following Google Pinyin on

This port is almost a line-by line translation from Java to C++. It's
still under development. And it needs more testing and bug fixing for

Maintainer note:
As the author describes his own work as being experimental, my
intention is to first upload to experimental (makes sense, no?), until
the author himself confirms that it works ok, and after my Chinese
wife tests it for a long time in her Ubuntu laptop. For the few times
I could test it, googlepinyin seems perfectly stable, but I still want
to hear from the author and test it, before this package reaches SID
or testing.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.4
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

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