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SCIM, which stands for Smart Common Input Method, is a command line tool and framework for input method developers. It was created to simplify the development of input methods for various languages and scripts.

  1. SCIM is designed to provide easy and efficient input method solutions for complex languages such as Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and more.
  2. It supports the creation of various input methods, including keyboard layouts, character pickers, handwriting recognition, and more.
  3. SCIM follows an open architecture and can be easily extended with plugins and modules for additional functionalities.
  4. One of the key features of SCIM is its ability to intelligently switch between different input methods based on the context of the user's input.
  5. It supports multiple input modes, allowing users to easily switch between different languages or input methods on the fly.
  6. SCIM provides a flexible and customizable interface, allowing users to define their own keyboard layouts and preferences.
  7. It offers a rich set of APIs, making it easy for developers to integrate SCIM into their applications or create custom input methods.
  8. SCIM has support for both X Window System and Wayland display protocols, making it compatible with a wide range of desktop environments.
  9. It includes a wide range of built-in input methods for different languages, allowing users to start using SCIM without additional configuration.
  10. SCIM is an active open-source project with a vibrant community of developers and users, ensuring continuous improvement and support.

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