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Revision as of 13:15, 19 July 2017


libpinyin 2.1

Summary

libpinyin 2.1 will merge libzhuyin code and replace the package

Owner

  • Name: Peng Wu
  • Email: pwu@redhat.com
  • Release notes owner:

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 27
  • Last updated: 2017-07-12
  • Tracker bug:

Detailed Description

Actually libzhuyin uses very similar code as libpinyin. After merged libzhuyin into libpinyin, it will bring some libpinyin features to libzhuyin.

Benefit to Fedora

Enhance the experience of Fedora for Chinese Zhuyin users by speeding up Zhuyin input.

Scope

  • Proposal owners:
  1. merge libzhuyin code into libpinyin.
  2. merge libzhuyin data into ibus-libzhuyin.
  3. retire libzhuyin package for Fedora 27.
  • Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Release engineering: #6912
  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Trademark approval: N/A (not needed for this Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

How To Test

For gnome desktop:

  • Check whether "New Zhuyin" is listed in "Region & Language" and default IME list.
  • Try to add "New Zhuyin" to IME list, begin to use the new Zhuyin IME.

For non-gnome desktop:

  • Check whether "New Zhuyin" is listed in ibus-setup dialog and default IME list.
  • Try to add "New Zhuyin" to IME list, begin to use the new Zhuyin IME.

User Experience

  • With libpinyin 2.1, Chinese users can speed up the Zhuyin input speed by pressing less keys.

Dependencies

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Contingency Plan

Revert to libzhuyin 1.1.1 and ibus-libzhuyin 1.7.10 as default Zhuyin IME.

  • Contingency mechanism: (What to do? Who will do it?) N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Contingency deadline: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks release? N/A (not a System Wide Change), No
  • Blocks product? No

Documentation

Release Notes

ibus-libzhuyin with libpinyin 2.1 speeds up the user input of Chinese characters by using Zhuyin.