Re: Hexadecimal in many scripts (ISO 14755)

From: John Cowan (
Date: Sat Jun 05 1999 - 14:29:09 EDT

Michael Everson scripsit:
> Ar 09:12 -0700 1999-06-04, scríobh John Cowan:
> >It is annoying enough to have to type in random 10646 characters by
> >code number. It is doubly annoying to have to use some escape
> >mechanism on the keyboard to be able to enter the code number
> >at all.
> Apple's way cool WorldScript switched keyboards easily, and I imagine will
> be a model for multiscript implementations of the UCS. :-)

But consider the use cases:

        <typing along happily in Arabic>
        <need a U+2323>
        <switch to Latin keyboard>
        <enable magic Unicode mode>
        <type "2 3 2 3">
        <disable magic Unicode mode>
        <switch to Arabic keyboard>
        <try to recover train of thought>

John Cowan
		e'osai ko sarji la lojban.

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