First release of Enscribi - handwriting recognition input method

Russell Hay russellh at
Wed May 13 16:20:14 CEST 2009

Fantastic news... let me know if there's anything I can do!

2009/5/13 Olof Sjobergh <olofsj at>

> On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 12:38 PM, Russell Hay <russellh at> wrote:
> > 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?
> Hi,
> There's nothing stopping adding english support. I thought about
> adding it myself. The only thing you need is stroke data for all the
> letters, which are not so many for English. Then it would be possible
> to make a new theme for English input as well (the letters are not as
> large and complicated as for Japanese and Chinese, so you can get away
> with a smaller drawing area for each letter).
> So what's needed is stroke data for all the letters. I'm currently
> experimenting with writing a stroke editor so it's easy to add new
> characters. When this is done it would be quite simple to add new
> characters. You'd just have to draw all the letters.
> I'm currently on a business trip and wan't be able to work in it for
> now, but when it's ready I'll post info about here on the mailing
> list. At best, I'd say a few weeks from now, but that depends on how
> much free time I get.
> Regards,
> Olof
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