GSOC New idea - Braille extension for XKB

Jens Petersen petersen at
Tue Mar 4 01:06:15 PST 2014

> > On 02/03/2014 19:02, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > >Samuel Thibault, le Sun 02 Mar 2014 18:58:22 +0100, a écrit :
> > >>At any rate, I'd happily mentor such a project!
> > >Or maybe co-mentor it with somebody who has actually ever worked on an
> > >input method module :)
> > >
> > >Samuel
> It sounds like an interesting project. I don't think I'm the right mentor
> for this though, I've done input only on the server side of things (with
> limited xkb stuff) and no experience in IM. Having said that, I think ibus
> is the way to go. Jens, do you have any detailed comments here?
> Do you want to or know someone who'd be willing to mentor this?

I would suggest discussing the idea also on the ibus mailing-list (group).
It is an interesting project and it might work well as an ibus input-method
and people there would be the best ones to advice on how to do that
and its feasibility, etc.  ibus supports writing input methods in
C, python, vala, etc.


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