Windows IME almost unusable

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at
Sat Feb 16 16:22:30 EST 2008

On Sat, 2008-02-16 at 22:03 +0100, Gerrit Sangel wrote:
> Hm, I’ve tested Pidgin Portable in the university on a Windows XP Computer 
> with the default Japanese IME (but it is a German Windows XP, maybe it’s 
> because of this).
> On my computer, this is in a VM with a German Windows 2000, also the default 
> Japanese IME. The same error.
> Sorry if I assumed anything, but I remember I asked once at the gtk 
> mailinglist, and they told me, the fault would be with the applications. 
> Either way, I’ve no clue how to correct this.
> Maybe this only occurs on mixed environments, which is the cause why I’ve 
> found so few documentation for it. I neither have a CJK locale, nor do I have 
> Gnome. I’m running KDE with a de_DE.UTF-8 locale but with some GTK apps.
> Well thanks anyway. If this is no error of Pidgin, I’ll continue my journey to 
> find out whose fault it is :D It’s just a bit weird, because I haven’t 
> configured anything on these Windows systems.

I've used the Chinese IME with the English locale on Windows XP and it
works fine. I've not tried Windows 2000 though.

On Linux though it's always been working fine. Which input engine are
you using for your gtk apps?


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