[squeak-dev] International text input on X11

Yoshiki Ohshima Yoshiki.Ohshima at acm.org
Thu May 5 17:36:16 UTC 2016

On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 9:51 AM, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Yoshiki,
>> On May 5, 2016, at 8:49 AM, Yoshiki Ohshima <Yoshiki.Ohshima at acm.org> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> As some people aware, we have a problem with Japanese text input into
>> Squeak on X11, especially with NuScratch.
>> I've been punting to work on this but now Manabu Sugiura volunteered
>> and I decided to just do what it takes to help him.
>> I wrote some code to support Japanese text input works on X11 when
>> OLPC XO time, but things diverged since then.  My understanding is
>> that porting the code from that branch into the later branch(es), most
>> notably the VM that NuScratch uses; But I am pretty sure there are
>> more differences I am not aware of.
> Are you targeting the interpreter trunk or the cig JIT branch?

It actually is not clear yet which branches are the right one for
current Scratch on raspi and also future proof.  Perhaps doing for
multiple branches is necessary?  (What are the relationship of those?)

>>  Please let us know if there are
>> some foreseeable issues.  And please consider incorporating patches
>> Manabu (and I) will produce when it is ready.
> We are about to move the Cig branch from svn on squeakvm.org to git on github.  But I'm very happy to integrate patches into the svn tree before we've finished the move.  Let me know if I can help in any way.  Thanks for this!

Thank you!

-- Yoshiki

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