Chinese input for OpenMoko

Sean Moss-Pultz sean at
Tue Aug 14 10:32:09 CEST 2007

On 08/14/2007 Torsten Wagner wrote:
> Hi Shu Hung,
> Shu Hung (Koala) schrieb:
> > Hello,
> >
> > OpenMoko is developed and produced in Taiwan. And I live in HK.
> > Both places uses Chinese as the common language.
> I would say if this would be a standard commercial product, you are 
> out of luck. I don't need to tell you how many products are produced 
> in China which never ever target the Chinese market at all.
> > I'm just curious if there is any plan for Neo1973 to support 
> Chinese input?
> > If so, in what way? Hand-writing input? Or keyboard input method?
> >
> That's where OpenSource comes into the game. Even if there would be 
> no initial support, I bet that for within this little group of just 
> 1.3 billion Chinese speakers ;) there would be at least one (maybe 
> you) who is able to port one of the already existing input method 
> editors to the Neo. 

This is on our roadmap but I'm not sure exactly when. We actually have a
few members of the team (recently hired) who are experts in Chinese IME.


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