First release of Enscribi - handwriting recognition input method

Russell Hay russellh at
Wed May 13 12:38:36 CEST 2009

Hi Olof,  any chance of having english support added to this?

Otherwise (as a non-hacker) can I contribute anything that'd support you in
adding english support?


2009/2/14 Olof Sjobergh <olofsj at>

> Hi,
> This is to announce the first release of Enscribi, a new handwriting
> recognition input method I've been working on. The main focus, and the
> only thing supported for now, is writing Japanese and Chinese
> characters (and numbers, but numbers only won't get you far...). It
> uses the excellent Zinnia recognition engine for the actual
> recognition. If anyone is interested, please take a look.
> There's a project page at with
> screenshots and some more information.
> There are packages on for trying it out (only tested on FSO
> milestone 5). The following packages are available:
>    Enscribi
>    Zinnia (required dependency)
>    Zinnia-tomoe-ja (for Japanese
> support)
>    Zinnia-tomoe-zh (for Chinese
> support)
> Also, you need a Japanese or Chinese font to see the characters
> (should be available in the usual repos).
> The code is hosted on Github at
> Best regards,
> Olof Sjöbergh
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