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Re: More Latin-9 input methods?

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: More Latin-9 input methods?
Date: Sun, 05 May 2002 13:42:57 +0200
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Would it be a good idea to create more Latin-9 input methods?  For
>     example, Germans are probably switching from Latin-1 to Latin-9, but
>     the german-prefix input method produces Latin-1 characters.
> I think we should improve input method support for Latin-9,
> but I think that it would be much simpler to add a flag
> to make Latin-1 input methods handle Latin-9 instead,
> rather than making a whole set of alternate input methods.

There are characters in Latin-1 that are missing from Latin-9, and
vice versa.  If there is only one input method, what should it do
with these characters?

(As a very concrete example, the Latin-9 version of german-prefix
should allow for entering of the Euro sign, which is not in Latin-1.)

Silence is foo!

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