[immodule-qt] a environment variable to control the module
yamaken at bp.iij4u.or.jp
Mon Jul 19 18:38:11 EEST 2004
At Mon, 19 Jul 2004 15:24:52 +0000,
liucougar at gmail.com wrote:
> Ok, it seems we all agree on this modification, don't we?
Not yet. But providing the environment variable as experimental
feature will make sense.
> I will do this task
> On Mon, 19 Jul 2004 22:54:53 +0900, Daisuke Kameda
> <kaminmat at cc.rim.or.jp> wrote:
> > On Sunday 18 July 2004 10:32, YamaKen wrote:
> > > Users will expect same mechanism as GTK+'s
> > > because our implementation is named 'immodule'.
> > I also think so.
> > > Following work is required.
> > >
> > > - Decide the environment variable name
> > > - Decide the precedence between the variable and qtrc
> > > - Rename our identifier name 'XIM' to 'xim' to consistent with
> > > GTK+'s
> > >
> > > I think that the name QT_IM_MODULE is appropriate. Although
> > > there is a opinion that qt-immodule should reuse GTK_IM_MODULE
> > > to reduce configuration cost for users, I think that it will
> > > also introduce considerable confusion and traps.
> > The consistency of our "immodule" and GTK+'s is important.
> > So, there is meaningful that qt-immodule reuses GTK_IM_MODULE.
> > But, I also approve of the idea that it becomes the origin
> > of confusion and trap. And, I think that introduction of environment
> > variable named QT_IM_MODULE also become the origin of confusion,
> > since it increases the contents to set up.
> > It is the better solution for users to prepare a setting tool which
> > performs both the writing to qtrc and a setup of GTK_IM_MODULE.
> > However, Identifire name should unify with GTK+'s.
YamaKen yamaken at bp.iij4u.or.jp
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