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Problem (and fix) with "leim/quail/greek.el"

From: Nick Patavalis
Subject: Problem (and fix) with "leim/quail/greek.el"
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 11:42:22 +0200
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There is something that could be considered a bug in the handling of
greek input in "leim/quail/greek.el" (for leim versions 20.x and

It is customary (at least here in Greece) that in order to type an
accented character, you have to press the accent-key (which is the ';'
key in american keyboards) first, and *then* the vowel you wish to
accent. The rules in "leim/quail/greek.el" for the "greek" - iso8859-7
package, seem to honor a reveres key-stoke ordering, by expecting the
user to press the vowel key first and then the accent key. Whether
really a bug or not, this is certainly very anoying for native-greek

The fix is obvious. The attached patch (file: "greek.el.patch.gz")
should cleanly apply to "greek.el" of both, "leim-20.x" and

Nick Patavalis

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Attachment: greek.el.patch.gz
Description: greek.el.patch.gz

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