Bug 1011371 - cloud pinyin feature is missed in ibus
cloud pinyin feature is missed in ibus
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ibus-libpinyin (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peng Wu
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-09-24 03:37 EDT by fujiwara
Modified: 2016-07-19 06:26 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-07-19 06:26:03 EDT
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Description fujiwara 2013-09-24 03:37:47 EDT
Now ibus-cloud-pinyin is available:


Actually I'm not sure if the cloud feature is useful for Chinese users so it's up to you to integrate the feature or will not fix.

Originally someone pointed out that ibus missed that feature.
Maybe it's an idea to release ibus-cloud-pinyin in Fedora while it provides sogou only and fcitx provides sogou, ime.qq.com, google, baidu.

I was also interested in the cloud for ja but it seems the protocol is closed in google.
Comment 1 Peng Wu 2013-09-25 00:11:41 EDT
Asked ibus-cloud-pinyin upstream to release a tarball.

Comment 2 Peng Wu 2013-09-26 04:01:58 EDT
Today I tried to package ibus-cloud-pinyin, but got some vala errors.

After checking the commit log, it seems the upstream stop code activity for two years.

Here are rpm spec and shell scripts when I am trying to package it, but failed.
Comment 3 Peng Wu 2013-09-26 04:11:19 EDT
Maybe I can implement cloud input support in ibus-libpinyin.

But I have the following two concerns:
1. security, all user input will be sent to third-party websites;
2. dunno whether the websites allow us to use their services,
   I think their services are close-sourced;
Comment 4 Jaroslav Reznik 2015-03-03 11:55:22 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 22 development cycle.
Changing version to '22'.

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Comment 5 Fedora End Of Life 2016-07-19 06:26:03 EDT
Fedora 22 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-07-19. Fedora 22 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
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