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Re: [tlug] Input methods - again!

On 2023年09月25日 15:30, the silly Darren Cook claimed to have said:
> The one I still have trouble with is Linux Skype app: if I type e.g. あ then
> press enter to accept it, it submits the message (without あ). Only single
> characters have the problem. E.g. テスト  (tesuto-space-enter) works fine.

On my end, none the Electron garbage works, and so does Chromium.
Which makes sense, because all Electron is, is a Chromium instance
locked into only 1 website.

> Mac seems to send compositionupdate events for every physical keypress,

That sounds very wasteful to the hardware.(もったいないなぁー)

The other one I need to add is Dino.
Unlike the proprietary spyware like Skype or WhatsApp, Dino is actually
a proper native GTK program, and IME on that one was rather wacky since
the devs migrated from GTK 3 to GTK 4.
However, that issue got fixed as of version 0.4.3.

The reason why it might be relevant is because a lot of you use Ubuntu
or Debian, which always tend to come with outdated software all the


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