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## Re: Writing source code with Unicode characters

 From: Eli Zaretskii Subject: Re: Writing source code with Unicode characters Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2014 20:45:54 +0200

> From: Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2014 19:26:45 +0100
>
> I'll like to experiment with using Unicode on source code (λ instead of
> lambda, etc) but it seems quite inconvenient to insert those chars with
> C-x 8 RET. Org-mode has the capability of displaying λ when you type
> \lambda, but that's just a display replacement, the raw text still is
> \lambda.
>
> What can I use to make more convenient the insertion of Unicode chars?
> (I'm mostly interested on Greek letters and other math-related symbols)

The TeX input method?  You type "\lambda", literally, and get what you
want.