Cangjie 倉頡● Unlike pinyin method (a pronunciationaspect input method),● Cangjie is based on the graphologicalaspect (radical, shapes) of Chinesecharacters.● http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cangjie_input_method
Quick 速成● Quick is a easy version of Cangjie,● users input first and last code of originalCangjie codes.● and lookup candidate list of possibleChinese characters, to select thecharacter they want to input.
Input methods in differentChinese worlds● Hong Kong is much different than China (themainland) and Taiwan.● Hong Kong Chinese computer users usesCangjie and Quick for over 30 years.● Pinyin is the most popular Chinese inputmethod in Taiwan.● SCIM and GCIN are popular chinese input intraditional chinese world (Hong Kong andTaiwan).
Problems in IBus● In ibus, cangjie and quick is provided byibus-table, but certain problems occursin ibus to use● For Quick on IBus, number of charactercandidates per page is 6, andtraditionally is 9 for many years.● And showing order of charactercandidates in Quick on IBus are different.
Solution● ibus-cangjie – a seperated IBus inputengine for Cangjie and Quick by MathieuBridon.● libcangjie is a cangjie library used byibus-cangjie, developed by WanleungWong.● And Allan helped to add ibus-cangjie toinput method selection panel in GNOME.
Future● In the future, we will bring another HKChinese open source input method toibus and GNOME, it is stroke5.
Strokes in Chinese● Handwriting a chinese characters withuse of different strokes.● And stroke orders in handwriting.● http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stroke_%28Chinese_character%29● http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stroke_order
Stroke 5a chinese input method which its table isinputted by Hong Kong seniors
Stroke 5● a chinese input method which its table isinputted by Hong Kong seniors● with around 5,000 daily-use Chinesecharacters.● The idea and project is proposed andcoordindated by a social worker since2001.
5 different strokes● Using " N M , . / " to represent 5 differentstrokes of Chinese character in Stroke5,which is equal to:● "Horizontal", "Vertical", "Fallingleftwards", "Dot", "Curve"● 橫 , 直 / 豎 , 撇 , 點 , 曲
Targeted users of Stroke 5● It is suitable for seniors, stroke patients,and children.● Latest stroke5 website:http://stroke5.webnode.tw/
Thank youSo, we hopes GNOME will be a favouritedesktop enviornment again in CJK world. :)sammy.hk