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Bug#587258: ITP: im-config -- Input method configuration framework

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Osamu Aoki <osamu@debian.org>

* Package name    : im-config
  Version         : 0.1
  Upstream Author : Osami Aoki <osamu@debian.org>
* URL             : http://git.debian.org/?p=collab-maint/im-config.git
* License         : GPL-2+
  Programming Lang: POSIX shell
  Description     : Input method configuration framework
 im-config package provides the framework to configure and to switch
 the input method on X Window System. This input method is the essential
 mechanism for Japanese, Chinese and Korean (CJK) languages to enter
 their non-ASCII native characters.
 Many modern input methods such as IBus support not only one of these CJK
 languages but support almost all languages simultaneously by
 dynamically switching keyboard modes with GUI helper program.
 By installing this package, the most desirable input method and its
 backend conversion engine are automatically configured with both the X
 Window System Input Method (XIM), GTK input method module and Qt input
 method module.
 You can further customize your input method with 'im-config' command.

This package is intended to replace im-switch which I maintain.  All Chinese,
Japanese , Korean, ... Input Methods tends to rely on im-switch for their easy

im-switch uses update-alternatives in very complicated way which makes quite
difficult to understand.  This package solves it.

(Actually, I added GUI to im-switch, so it became easier ... but this s
maintenance night mare.  This im-config solves it with easy code with GUI.)


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