>> Throughout this voluminous thread, I've seen several people
ask whether > anyone has a keyboard that does NOT include the
Latin letters A-Z and > a-z, or the digits 0-9.
>It seems pretty sure that everyone has the ability to type A-F
and 0-9 in *some* mode of the keyboard. The question is, is it
ergonomically sound to make non-Latin users switch first to
Latin mode, then to
Unicode magic mode, enter 4 hex characters, exit Unicode mode,
and return to the original mode.
But if the non-Latin keyboard driver had its own Unicode mode
which was based on the Latin A-F, 0-9, then switching to this
would be the same as for a Latin user and would the same amount
of hassle. I.e. in all keyboards doing a certain magic
keystroke enables a Latin based Unicode mode. Would that then
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