[SCIM] Simple hangul for scim-tables

Choe Hwanjin krisna at kldp.org
Fri Oct 22 06:37:19 PDT 2004

On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 09:26:20PM +0900, David J.Oftedal wrote:
> > You are actually right. It is impossible to distinguish syllables
> > without knowing following letters.
> > So korean input method uses very difficult routine to input korean
> > 2-beo-sik.
> > I think table method cannot solve this problem.
> > 
> > So I suggest 2 solutions on this problem.
> > 1. user type <space> to divide syllables.
> > To input '&#44032;&#45208;&#45796;', type 'ga na da'
> > In this method, user have to divide syllables manually for him/herself.
> > 
> > 2. user type upper letters to input trailing consonant.
> > To input '&#50504;&#45397;', type 'aNnyeoNG'
> > This method use upper letters too much  :( 
> Ah, I actually had to make this decision when I created uim-romaja,
> which is table-based. I wound up using capitalization instead of 
> spaces, and it was very hard to have to reach for the shift key all 
> the time. I think it's actually easier to type "gam sa hab ni da" 
> than "GamSaHabNiDa". On the other hand, the Korean language makes 
> use of spaces too, right? So the space bar would have  to have two 
> functions instead of just one.

Yes korean uses space. So some users may confused with this two functions.
And I agree with you, space is easier than upper letter.

> > I want some feedback from non native korean.
> > I will expect your help  :) 
> I don't have a Linux box set up right now, but I might be setting 
> one up in the near future. At that time I would very much like to 
> help out!
> -David
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