Bug#567335: libwebkit-1.0-2: using SCIM causes all typed characters to be duplicated

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Thu Jan 28 15:02:51 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 06:37:40AM -0800, Brian Marshall wrote:
> Package: libwebkit-1.0-2
> Version: 1.1.17-2
> Severity: important
> $ GTK_IM_MODULE=xim epiphany
> Typing "debian" in any form field produces "ddeebbiiaann".
> $ GTK_IM_MODULE= epiphany
> Normal behavior. Typing "debian" in any form field produces "debian".
> The same thing happens with Midori, but not Arora (which uses Qt). This
> only affects forms in web pages, not the browser UI (e.g., the location
> bar).

I can confirm this behaviour, though it doesn't happen with plain scim
(GTK_IM_MODULE=scim). It also leads to strange behaviour when using
advanced input methods in scim, such as anthy.


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