[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Input Method Documentation

From: Phil Cowans pjc51 at cam.ac.uk
Date: Sun Apr 2 11:44:51 EEST 2006
> > I just thought you might be interested in some notes I made on the IM
> > framework having spent an afternoon figuring out how it works:
> >
> > http://www.inference.phy.cam.ac.uk/pjc51/hildon_im.txt
> >
> > Hope it's useful,
> Well I'm not working in this area myself, but judging by recent
> conversations on this list I expect this will be very useful for
> the people who were having those conversations.

Great - I've moved it over to the wiki so that others can contribute:


> Does this also mean that we may be getting a port of Dasher for the
> 770 soon?  I really hope so!
> My understanding is that when your team last tried to port Dasher,
> there were two issues.  (1) was that the Hildon IM framework wasn't
> open; but I presume that is solved (or in the process of being solved)
> by the analysis that you have posted.  (2) was that Dasher's CPU
> requirement was too much for the 770 - do you have a solution for this
> now as well?

This is indeed the plan. (1) is coming along pretty well. I haven't
stared on (2) yet, but there's quite a lot of scope for various
optimisations so I'm hoping it's not too much of a problem. I'll let you
all know when I have something which is usable.


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