Input Method Switcher in OpenSolaris

Using the second complete Gnome-Session in an already running session with
gdmflexiserver as I blogged here, I saw an Input-Method-Switcher Icon in the taskbar which I did not
get in my German localized Desktop.

I could start, but did not get any languages to select.
Setting my desktop to UTF-8 showed the icon for switching the input
method and also the languages to select.

Here is a screenshot with switched input method to arabic: