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Re: french-prefix input method


From: David Kuehling
Subject: Re: french-prefix input method
Date: 31 Jan 2002 19:29:36 +0100

>>>>> "Eli" == Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> However, it seems like it's done on purpose, and I'm not a French
> speaker, so I don't know why.

I speak a little French and I cannot imagine any use for that
"feature". Why use an often-used keystroke sequence as escape-sequence
for a seldomly used character?

>> But `iso-acc.el' has the same bug, though.

> Yet another sign that this is some kind of feature.

Maybe the leim people just copied that bug from iso-acc.el?

I think only the original authors of the input method can help us
here. And if you still decide to leave that feature in `french-prefix',
maybe you should define an escape sequence (such as ",,") to produce a
single comma. The current behavior of `french-prefix' is IMO just
annoying and unusable.
                                
                                                        David K├╝hling




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