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Re: input methods for mathematical glyphs

From: André A . Gomes
Subject: Re: input methods for mathematical glyphs
Date: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 14:08:39 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.2 (gnu/linux)

Emanuel Berg via Users list for the GNU Emacs text editor
<> writes:

> André A. Gomes wrote:
>> To my mind such a system/configuration lies at the keyboard
>> level. The OS could provide another layer on top, but it
>> shouldn't be necessary. The reality is that we're stuck with
>> ANSI and ISO standards that aren't sane today. The experts
>> please correct me if I'm wrong.
>> For example, AFAIK, there's no way to program a keyboard to
>> insert characters from the russian alphabet directly and
>> working for all major OSs.
> ?
> One can do it in Emacs! Isn't that the question?
>, anyone?

No, that's trivial.  I simply noted that it's a pity that such a
configuration can't happen at the level where it makes more sense---at
the keyboard firmware level.

André A. Gomes
"Free Thought, Free World"

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