Re: Updating gtkimcontextsimple.c (bug #321896)

Simos Xenitellis, le Wed 20 Feb 2008 10:04:56 +0000, a écrit :
> What that means is that you need a keyboard layout that produces all
> those combining diacritics.

It looks like you need to buy a non-us-qwerty keyboard.

French keyboards _already_ have a key for the combining circumflex. Be
it technically called dead_circumflex or combining circumflex, users
don't care, all they want is to see it putting a circumflex on the next
typed letter, for instance n̂ (which math people will typically want to

What you are asking me is to add _another_ key for producing circumflex,
so that the french keyboard would have both a dead circumflex and a
combining circumflex.  How can the user know which one he is supposed
to type (with what you propose, that would mean knowing whether a
precomposed form exists in Unicode, which is only about Unicode

> For your case of Tagbanwa, you would create a new keyboard layout.

Yes, of course.

> If you would like to pursue this further, I would be happy to give you
> instructions.

I already know all of this, thanks.


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