We try to summarizes the current state of CJK input methods here. We hope that this can help the development of GNOME.
Why Input Methods?
There are thousands of Chinese characters (or Kanji in Japanese, Hanja in Korean). So we have to figure out ways to map multiple key presses into a particular character. In order to make the input process faster, sophisticated techniques are often involved.
If you still have no idea what input method is, consider english-typing-booster.
Input Method Frameworks on Linux
Input Method on other platforms
- Online Input Methods