Re: Updating gtkimcontextsimple.c (bug #321896)

Simos Xenitellis, le Thu 21 Feb 2008 23:01:30 +0000, a écrit :
> Samuel Thibault wrote:
> >Samuel Thibault, le Thu 21 Feb 2008 22:01:34 +0100, a écrit :
> >Note: of course, a potential solution would be to just "forget" about
> >dead_circumflex and just always use the combining circumflex, but then
> >old applications which only know how to deal with dead_circumflex won't
> >work any more.
> >  
> When you say here "old applications", I believe you mean applications 
> that will not do proper normalisation.

No, I mean applications that don't know about Unicode and just implement
good old X11 keysyms.

> If you want to have combining diacritics, but have them behave like 
> dead_keys (that is, press first the combining diacritics and finally the 
> base character), you need to put a restriction on the size of the 
> compose sequence (currently 5).

Well, I guess that should be fine for most uses.


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