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libpinyin 2.0

Summary

libpinyin 2.0 featuring multiple sentence candidates

Owner

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

Current status

Detailed Description

Now libpinyin provides 1-3 sentence candidates instead of one sentence candidate, which will greatly improve the guessed sentence correction rate.

Benefit to Fedora

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

Scope

  • Proposal owners:
  1. implements multiple sentence candidates feature.
  2. fixes bug or memory leak.
  • Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Release engineering: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • 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 "Intelligent Pinyin" is listed in "Region & Language" and default IME list.
  • Try to add "Intelligent Pinyin" to IME list, begin to use the new Pinyin IME.

For non-gnome desktop:

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

User Experience

  • With libpinyin 2.0, Chinese users can speed up the pinyin input speed by pressing less keys.

Dependencies

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Contingency Plan

Revert to libpinyin 1.7.0 as default Pinyin 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-libpinyin with libpinyin 2.0 provides multiple sentence candidates and speeds up the user input of Chinese characters.