Bug 81542 - gnome-terminal wouldn't display Korean input properly
gnome-terminal wouldn't display Korean input properly
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: vte (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Blocks: 79578
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Reported: 2003-01-10 01:11 EST by David Joo
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-07 00:06:51 EDT
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Wrong output in gnome term (12.72 KB, image/jpeg)
2003-01-10 01:13 EST, David Joo
no flags Details
Hanterm's right output (10.46 KB, image/jpeg)
2003-01-10 01:14 EST, David Joo
no flags Details

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Description David Joo 2003-01-10 01:11:40 EST
Description of problem:
Gnome-terminal doesn't display korean inputs properly

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. fresh install
2. start gnome-terminal
3. try to type korean with key-sequence of "rkskekfk" then it will show with
strange mixture of characters.

    
Actual results:
write up the right characters

Expected results:
mixed up or broken up characters

Additional info:
Comment 1 David Joo 2003-01-10 01:13:44 EST
Created attachment 89282 [details]
Wrong output in gnome term
Comment 2 David Joo 2003-01-10 01:14:20 EST
Created attachment 89283 [details]
Hanterm's right output
Comment 3 David Joo 2003-02-03 18:40:23 EST
I have forced installation of old ami, in that way, to see whether ami's upgrade
brought this, however, with the old ami, the result is exactly the same
Comment 4 Matt Wilson 2003-02-19 21:24:31 EST
I can not reproduce this.  Entering random hangul and it looks the same on both.
 Do you have some better instructions on how to reproduce?  I also copied and
pasted text from mozilla at www.yahoo.co.kr into both hterm and gnome-terminal
and it looks the same.
Comment 5 Matt Wilson 2003-02-20 00:09:40 EST
Keypress, modifiers=0x0, keyval=0x72, raw string=`r'.
Keypress taken by IM.
Input method pre-edit changed (ㄱ,1).
Keypress, modifiers=0x0, keyval=0x6b, raw string=`k'.
Keypress taken by IM.
Input method pre-edit changed (가,1).
Keypress, modifiers=0x0, keyval=0x73, raw string=`s'.
Keypress taken by IM.
Input method pre-edit changed (간,1).
Keypress, modifiers=0x0, keyval=0x6b, raw string=`k'.
Keypress taken by IM.
Input method pre-edit changed (가,1).
Keypress, modifiers=0x0, keyval=0x0, raw string=`'.
Input method committed `가'.
Input method pre-edit changed (,0).
Input method pre-edit changed (나,1).
Input method committed `나'.
Input method pre-edit changed (,1).
Keypress taken by IM.
Comment 6 Matt Wilson 2003-02-20 00:13:35 EST
Do Ami Preference -> Input Options -> Commit by characters

bring up gnome-terminal
press shift+space
type rksk
it should say 가나, but instead it says 나가
Comment 7 Nalin Dahyabhai 2003-02-20 03:23:51 EST
Looks like the input method was being reset prematurely in some cases.  Please
check if 0.10.22 fixes it.
Comment 8 David Joo 2003-02-20 18:43:35 EST
Nalin Thanks for the updates, however, it only solved half of the problem.
The input that I have posted up there now works. However, if I add another
combination, it won't work.
the input combination this time is..
"ehdgoanfrhk" <- here "ehd" is one char, "go" is one, "anf" is another one,
"rhk" is one.

For Korean it could be many as 4-5 combination can make up a one character.
For the update that has been posted 2 combination works but after 2, it breaks.
BTW, the combination that I wrote up this time is "The water of the East Sea
and" should look like "동해물과"

Thanks is advance.
Comment 9 Nalin Dahyabhai 2003-02-20 20:30:32 EST
Okay, I can't be sure just when I'm supposed to reset the IM, so for now I'm
just not going to reset it.  This appears to fix the other case.  Please check
0.10.22-2 and let me know if there are any problems in its behavior.

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