Swanalekha M17N based Input Method for 11 Languages

Swanalekha is an Input method originally designed for Malayalam. It is works with scim. as well as m17n. The input method scheme is transliteration based and it has a unique feature of candidate list menu(which I will explain shortly). Now I have extended it to 10 other Indian languages. Before explaining how swanalekha is different from other phonetic/transliteration based input methods, let me explain some of the characteristics of transliteration. Transliteration based input methods were following a strict one to one mapping from english letters to another Indian language. [Read More]