[Uim] uim 1.3.0-alpha released

Etsushi Kato ek.kato at gmail.com
Fri Dec 1 17:52:54 EET 2006


uim-1.3.0-alpha is now available from download at:


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uim 1.3.0-alpha Release Note

About This Release

This distribution of uim 1.3.0-alpha is a preview release for testing
purpose. Since it may contain serious unknown problems, it should not
be used for important works. For such situations, use our latest
stable release uim 1.2.1.

Please report us if you find a problem.

Mailinglist: uim at freedesktop.org
Bug tracking system: http://bugs.freedesktop.org/

What's New

  - Text acquisition and focus-related APIs

  - Dead keys support for the latin IM

  - Experimental Kana keyboard support

  - Flash Player 9 plugin workaround for uim-xim

  - New Try-Code Japanese IM

See NEWS for the fully detailed changes.

Notes for Packagers and System Integrators

  - The maintainer mode of configure script is introduced. If your
    package prefer your own PNG icon generation with rsvg, Add
    --enable-maintainer-mode option to configure

  - anthy.png, canna.png and prime.png are replaced with generated
    file. Be careful to maintain install procedure


  - uim 1.4.0

    Release for internal improvement. No user-visible changes other
    than resource consumption reduction. This release plan will not be
    deferred anymore.

    The non-standard-conformant Scheme interpreter of libuim will be
    replaced with newly developed SigScheme to make a room for next

  - uim 1.5.0

    Release for internal simplification. No user-visible changes.

    The complicated C part of uim which prevents extensions, design
    improvements and automated input method tests will be turned into
    Scheme codes or optimized out.

  - uim 1.6.0 and later

    The time for drastic reconstruction. Many user-visible changes.

    The composer framework will be introduced for extensible IM

Etsushi Kato
ek.kato at gmail.com

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