[Uim] uim 1.3.0-alpha released

Etsushi Kato ek.kato at gmail.com
Tue Dec 5 13:53:31 EET 2006

On 12/5/06, Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai <asmodai at in-nomine.org> wrote:
> -On [20061205 11:47], Ming Hua (minghua-list at sbcglobal.net) wrote:
> >May I ask which Chinese IM uses capslock to change input mode?  I am a
> >Chinese IM user (more specificlly SCIM, but I've tried a few others and
> >know quite some other users) but never heard about this.
> I haven't seen them either. I do know of shift as a state toggle though.
> A mainland Chinese friend also confirms that they typically use shift for
> this. He hasn't encountered caps lock at all. Just to add some more data
> points. ;)

Oh really?  So only Traditional Chinese IM uses Cpas_Lock as as mode
toggle?  I just checked source code of libchewing-0.3.0 and
SCIM-chewing, and found they use Caps_Lock as a English/Chinese mode
toggle.  But for Num_Lock, I was wrong and this is just used as a

It seems libchewing is faily easy to use, so maybe I can write
Traditional Chinese IM for uim.  But for Simplified Chinese IM I'm
totally not sure.  It seems some component in SCIM-fcitx seems usable
for uim too.  Anyway I should learn Chinese language and its grammar
some time in the future ;)

Etsushi Kato
ek.kato at gmail.com

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