[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Re: What's the problem with Japanese support?

From: Christian Pernegger pernegger at gmail.com
Date: Mon Aug 28 23:05:44 EEST 2006
> [Japanese s]eems to work fine here (kochi mincho Truetype font in "Notes" program).

How about web sites, e. g. http://www.asahi.com/ ?

> GTK2 is UTF-8 all-around.

Ok then - I wasn't sure if the system's really all GTK2.

> > While I could live without input for the time being - are there plans to
> > port scim, and maybe a handwriting recognition tool like kanjipad or
> > scim-tomoe?

Being able to use dictionaries, such as


would be a huge selling point, seeing as a standalone denshi jiten
easily costs $400, especially if imported. Hmm ...

Anyway, good enough news, will see where I can get one cheap.

An official statement regarding future CJK support (on the current hw)
would still be great.

There seems to be some interest in Japan itself, as at least one
company seems to be importing the 770.



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