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Re: Entering Unicode characters

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: Entering Unicode characters
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2016 13:40:11 +0100
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On 2016-01-26, at 10:39, Richard Stallman <address@hidden> wrote:

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> Completion schemes can make it easier to enter long names that you
> know.  They are no use for me in entering unusual characters, because 
> I don't know their names.

True, but often these names contain a word which is more or less obvious
to guess.

> I want a system that lets me choose them by seeing them on the screen.
> I want to specify a language or script and see all its characters.
> For instance, if I enter 'turkish' it should show me all the
> characters used in Turkish.  Then I could pick the dotless i from the
> buffer.
> Would someone please implement this?

I like this idea, though I do not know enough about Unicode etc to
implement it...


Marcin Borkowski
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Adam Mickiewicz University

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