Hi, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <glaub...@physik.fu-berlin.de> wrote: > Hello! > > > On Jan 12, 2019, at 10:02 AM, Yao Wei (魏銘廷) <m...@debian.org> wrote: > > > > or we can follow task-chinese-s-desktop and use fcitx instead of ibus in > > task-chinese-t-desktop: > > > > fcitx, > > fcitx-chewing, > > fcitx-table, > > im-config, > > fonts-arphic-ukai, > > fonts-arphic-uming, > > fonts-noto, # this seems to be unnecessary, but not really sure. > > fonts-noto-cjk, > > libreoffice-l10n-zh-tw, > > libreoffice-help-zh-tw, > > firefox-esr-l10n-zh-tw | firefox-l10n-zh-tw, > > poppler-data > > I haven’t yet understood why people are moving to fcitx. I have tried it > myself after it was automatically installed on my openSUSE machine to replace > iBus and found it completely unusable. I didn’t even manage to get any input > languages added. > > I am using iBus for writing Japanese and I consider it the superior and > simpler-to-use solution. > > Is there anything that fcitx is supposed to do better than iBus?
I cannot judge on fcitx, but it was stated that GNOME3 has built-in support for iBus, so we have that in any case. The question "fcitx or scim" is just sort of a fallback. Holger -- Holger Wansing <hwans...@mailbox.org> PGP-Fingerprint: 496A C6E8 1442 4B34 8508 3529 59F1 87CA 156E B076