[PC-BSD Testing] Default IBUS setting for PCBSD
kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Oct 27 10:13:27 PDT 2010
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On 10/27/2010 11:25, Bill Sun wrote:
> I also think there should be a way to enable IBUS in non-CJK language
> settings. I use an English desktop, but there are times that I need to
> input in Chinese. Also, with utf-8, I can pretty much read all the
> available languages out there, why not make it so that I can easily enter in
> any language that I desire as well?
> On a side note, do any of you get the IBUS icon in the notification area? I
> don't know when this started to happen, but I no longer get the IBUS IME
> icon in my notification area.
> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 2:09 AM, Alexander Yerenkow <yerenkow at uct.ua> wrote:
>> 27.10.2010 3:13, Sam Lin пишет:
>> Dear PC-BSD fellows,
>>> When I fresh install PC-BSD (8.1 i386) in English, I need to manually
>>> switch FORCEIBUS in my /usr/local/kde4/env/enable-ibus.sh from NO to
>>> YES to get IBUS enabled, whereas if I install PC-BSD in Japanese, I
>>> did not have to do anything to enable IBUS i.e. I can type Japanese
>>> with IBUS straight away. That said, the settings relevant to IBUS
>>> change depending on the language being used for installation.
>>> I felt that there is no point why FORCEIBUS enable-ibus.sh should not
>>> be set as YES as a de facto setting regardless of installation
>>> language. Since PC-BSD is meant to be used globally for average users,
>>> I think I would be best make FORCEIBUS as YES in the future releases
>>> (after all, we wouldn't expect average users to change the setting
>>> manually - that's against PC-BSD's aim). Or is there any reason why
>>> this is not feasible?
>> Actually, before iBus, there was no XIM in PC-BSD.
>> So, we inserted ibus, tested and polished it, and enabled it by default for
>> CJK languages (chinese, japanese, korean).
>> Other languages, mostly, have support with kde language switching applet,
>> such as russian, french, etc...
>> So, I'm not sure about enabling it by default :)
>> I think betetr we should consider place somewhere nice button, like "Toggle
Would it make sense to place some sort of "IBUS enable" option into the
system manager for 9? That shouldn't be too hard to do.
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