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## Re: input methods for mathematical glyphs

**From**: |
Leo Butler |

**Subject**: |
Re: input methods for mathematical glyphs |

**Date**: |
Thu, 09 Dec 2021 11:39:35 -0600 |

**User-agent**: |
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (gnu/linux) |

Eduardo Ochs <eduardoochs@gmail.com> writes:
>* On Thu, 9 Dec 2021 at 11:55, Leo Butler <leo.butler@umanitoba.ca> wrote:*
>*>*
>*> Hi Eduardo, Thanks for the pointer to your work. It looks very*
>*> accessible and much closer to my wants than the TeX input method. I*
>*> wonder if you have an idea of how difficult it would be to extend it to*
>*> include all (or almost all) glyphs found here:*
>*>*
>*> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematical_operators_and_symbols_in_Unicode*
>
>* Hi Leo,*
>* that wouldn't be practical because you would have to choose a two-character*
>* abbreviation for each of all these unicode characters. But it would be easy*
>* to add, say, 200 characters, and then add others when you need to...*
>* [[]], E.*
Hi Eduardo,
Yes, thanks for confirming my suspicion. It might be preferable to allow
an arbitrarily long sequence of characters (3 or 4 should suffice), to
accomodate the larger number of symblols.
Do you have this code in a public repo somewhere?
Leo

**Re: input methods for mathematical glyphs**, *(continued)*