Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 451878
im-chooser slow and unresponsive, user confusion
Last modified: 2008-07-30 16:11:05 EDT
Two speed issues...
1) When I run im-chooser it takes like 7-12 seconds for the window to pop-up.
Is it busy reading options from elsewhere before the window appears? Perhaps it
should display a window with some kind of "please wait" indication within it so
the user isn't left wondering what is going on.
2) If I click on the checkbox to "Enable input method feature" with the default
SCIM, the interface goes completely unresponsive for maybe 7 seconds before the
"Starting input method" notification appears. The user is left confused as to
what is going on during this wait. At least for me it led me to click on the
checkbox multiple times. The second click turns SCIM off, so it appears that
the im-chooser is broken.
Perhaps the window should grey out all interfaces immediately after you click
Enable before it does anything so the user isn't confused.
Perhaps you need a "please wait" visual with animation would be useful in both
Removing F10Blocker so that this issue has already been fixed in rawhide and
filing a bug against F-9. however I suspect I could backport that for F-9
because that breaks API compatibility in imsettings. so we need additional hack
to show up the dialog.
Fixed in imsettings-0.101.3-2.fc9 and im-chooser-1.2.0-1.fc9.
imsettings-0.101.3-2.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
imsettings-0.101.3-2.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update imsettings'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F9/FEDORA-2008-6191
im-chooser-1.2.0-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
both packages are now in testing repo. further testing would be appreciated.
imsettings-0.101.3-2.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
im-chooser-1.2.0-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.